Definition of Hibiscus cannabinus
1. Noun. Valuable fiber plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation.
Generic synonyms: Hibiscus
Terms within: Deccan Hemp, Kenaf
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hibiscus Cannabinus
Literary usage of Hibiscus cannabinus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on Indian Fibres and Fibrous Substances Exhibited at the Colonial and by Charles Frederick Cross, Edward John Bevan, C. M. King, E. Joynson (1887)
"(fig. 25), and the inferior character of the specimen; it was not deemed worthy of further investigation. hibiscus cannabinus, ESCULENTUS ..."