Genus: Cannabis L.

Family: Cannabaceae
Common names: hemp
Genus number: 2034
Last updated: 01-Jan-2011
Accession Count: 152 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Hillig, K. W. & P. G. Mahlberg. 2004. A chemotaxonomic analysis of cannabinoid variation in Cannabis (Cannabaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 91:966-975. Note: supports two species in genus
  2. Hillig, K. W. 2004. A chemotaxonomic analysis of terpenoid variation in Cannabis. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 32:875-891.
  3. Hillig, K. W. 2005. Genetic evidence for speciation in Cannabis. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:161-180.

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  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Cannabis
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 14 July 2020.