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.

Exact synonyms: Humulus
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

genus Holothuria
genus Homarus
genus Homo
genus Homogyne
genus Homona
genus Hordeum
genus Horneophyton
genus Hosta
genus Hottonia
genus Houttuynia
genus Hovea
genus Hoya
genus Hudsonia
genus Hugueninia
genus Hulsea
genus Humulus
genus Hunnemania
genus Hyacinthoides
genus Hyacinthus
genus Hyaena
genus Hyalophora
genus Hybanthus
genus Hydnocarpus
genus Hydnum
genus Hydra
genus Hydrangea
genus Hydrastis
genus Hydrilla
genus Hydrobates

Literary usage of Genus humulus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal 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 ..."

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