The origin and use of cannabis in eastern asia linguistic-cultural implications

  title={The origin and use of cannabis in eastern asia linguistic-cultural implications},
  author={H. Li},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • H. Li
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • Economic Botany
Cannabis sativa is one of man's oldest cultivated plants. Botanically it is distinct from all other plants and readily recognized. Yet among individual plants it is extremely variable. It now grows spontaneously in great abundance and ubiquity. While most botanists consider the plant monotypic, some regard it as consisting of more than one species and a number of varieties, and so propose several different systems of classification. The systematics of this plant still awaits classification by… Expand
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