CANNABACEAE, Indian Hemp Family

Erect or twining herbs; leaves petioled, palmately lobed, cleft. or compound, margins of lobes or leaflets serrate; dioecious; flowers small, green; perianth regular; staminate flower of 5 separate sepals and 5 stamens; carpellate flower with cup-shaped calyx enclosing the 2 united carpels; styles and stigmas 2; ovary l-loculed, ovule 1; fruit an achene. (Cannabinaceae).