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Noun: Indian hemp  in-dee-un hemp
  1. Source of e.g. bhang and hashish as well as fibre
    - Cannabis indica
     
  2. Valuable fibre plant of East Indies now widespread in cultivation
    - kenaf, kanaf, deccan hemp, bimli, bimli hemp, Bombay hemp, Hibiscus cannabinus
     
  3. Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fibre used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
    - rheumatism weed, Apocynum cannabinum

Type of: cannabis, dagga [S.Africa], dogbane, hemp, hibiscus

Encyclopedia: Indian hemp