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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Indian hemp in Common names is the name of a plant defined with Hibiscus meeusei in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Furcaria cavanillesii Kostel. (among others).

2) Indian hemp is also identified with Hibiscus nigrocaulis It has the synonym Hibiscus sabdariffa L. subsp. cannabinus (L.) Panigrahi & Murti (etc.).

3) Indian hemp in English is also identified with Abutilon theophrasti It has the synonym Sida tiliifolia Fisch. (etc.).

4) Indian hemp is also identified with Apocynum cannabinum It has the synonym Cynopaema hypericifolium (Aiton) Lunell (etc.).

5) Indian hemp is also identified with Crotalaria juncea It has the synonym Crotalaria juncea Willd. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· American Midland Naturalist (1916)
· Intermountain Fl. (1984)
· Edward’s Bot. Reg. (1823)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (5363)
· N. Amer. Fl. (1938)

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