Botanical Nomenclature

Cannabis L. (including Cannabis sativa, C. indica)
Figure 1: Morphological characteristics of Cannabis

Botanical family


Pharmacopoeial Nomenclature

Cannabis Inflorescentia

Pharmacopoeial Definition

Cannabis consists of the dried inflorescences and remains of subtending leaves of pistillate Cannabis species plants. Cannabis inflorescence monograph.
American Herbal Pharmacopoeia®

Common Names

Cannabis, ganja, grass, hemp, marijuana, marihuana, pot, weed, yarndi.

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