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The dried fruits (strobiles) of Humulus lupulus (family Moraceae), a climbing herb of central and northern Asia, Europe, and North America; an aromatic bitter, mildly sedative, and a diuretic; primarily used in the brewing industry for giving aroma and flavor to beer.
Synonym(s): hops
[Mediev. L.]
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The insect is indigenous to the Old World, where it apparently once reproduced mainly in association with Cannabis and its close relative Humulus (although also attacking many other plant species).
Pharmacognostic and pharmacological profile of Humulus lupulus L.
September has come and September has gone and humulus lupulus (wolf of the woods) has been something of a disappointment.
In vivo estrogenic comparisons of Trifolium pratense (red clover) Humulus lupulus (hops), and the pure compounds isoxanthohumol and 8-prenylnaringenin.
The product incorporates amentoflavone and humulus lupulus extract--unique ingredients with soothing properties, according to the company.
A Golden hop - Humulus Lupulus Aurea - roots easily from a softwood cutting.
Macrofossil plant remains Sample volume, ml A, 600 B, 400 C, 800 CULTURAL PLANTS Cannabis sativa 1 Fagopyrum esculentum 1 Ficus carica 1 Papaver somniferum 4 2 COLLECTED PLANTS Corylus avellana 1 3 Fragaria vesca 4 79 Humulus lupulus 2 36 Rubus idaeus Yaccinium vitis-idaea 1 Yaccinium sp.
THE HOP is a tall climbing plant, Latin name Humulus lupulus (wolf of the woods).
Prenylflavonoids are a unique class of phytochemicals found in the cluster of flowers on a branch of the hop plant Humulus lupulus.
GOOD news for beer-drinking gardeners - there's a great new ornamental hop called Humulus Golden Tassels which can also be used for home brewing.
The following is a list of both nectar and host plants: Achillea, allium, antirrhinum, aquilegia, armeria, artemesia, ascelepia, boltonia, buddleia, campanula, caryopteris, centranthus, chelone, coreopsis delphinium, dianthus, digitalis, echinacea, erigerion, erynigium, eupatorium, foeniciculum, gaillardia, gaura, helenium, hemerocallis, hypericum, hyssops, inula, leucanthemum, liatris, lobelia, lychnis, lysimachia, malva, monarda, nepeta, origanum, penstemon, perovskia, phlox, physotegia, rudbekia, rue, salix, salvia, sedum, sempervivum, thalictrum, thymus, valeriana, veronica, veronicastrum, humulus, loncera, campsis, loncera, and viola.
A numerical and nomenclatural analysis of morpho-geographic taxa of Humulus.