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Common name

English: Common hop

German: Echter Hopfen

Mandarin: 啤酒花 (pi jiu hua)

Portuguese: Lúpulo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Urticales (15)

        Family: Cannabaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Humulus (1)

            Epithet: lupulus L. (1)

lupulus => from Latin lupus (wolf), because when it grows among willows, it strangles them by its light, climbing embraces, like a wolf among sheep

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, white

External links

Check for Humulus lupulus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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