Definition of Queensland hemp
1. Noun. Herb widely distributed in tropics and subtropics used for forage and medicinally as a demulcent and having a fine soft bast stronger than jute; sometimes an aggressive weed.
Generic synonyms: Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Sida, Sida
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queensland Hemp
Literary usage of Queensland hemp
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1880)
"queensland hemp.—Sida is another genus of malvaceous plants growing extensively iu the more tropical portions of both hemispheres. ..."
2. Official Catalogue of the British Section by Great Britain (1876)
"Another collection of Fibres, prepared by Walter Hill, Esq., consist of— 1. queensland hemp (Sidia retusa). 2. queensland hemp ..."
3. The Weeds of New South Wales, Pt. I- by Joseph Henry Maiden (1920)
"Note the fruit (figure 3) when ripe beginning to separate into its three constituent carpels, which contain the seeds. Paddy's Lucerne or queensland hemp ..."
4. Reading List on Papermaking Materials by Clarence Jay West (1921)
"Sida. See Sida rhombifolia. Sida retusa. queensland hemp. Lightfoot, Bull. No. 11, page 33. ... queensland hemp. Sida. Tea plant. Dodge, CR, 1897, page 296. ..."