Definition of Genus humulus
1. Noun. Hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Cannabidaceae, Family Cannabidaceae, Hemp Family
Member holonyms: Hop, Hops
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Humulus
Literary usage of Genus humulus
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1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"genus humulus,* Linn. Baill., Hist. Pl., vi, p. 162. Species 2 or 3, natives of temperate parts of the northern hemisphere in the Old World. 230. ..."
2. Botanical Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Drugs Considered from a Botanical by Samuel Herbert Aurand (1899)
"GENUS— Humulus. SPECIES.— Urtica urens. COMMON NAME.—Dwarf Nettle. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT.—Urtica urens is a stinging, annual herb. The stem grows to a height ..."