Humulus japonicus

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Japanese hop
Humulus japonicus (Dammer).png
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: H. japonicus
Binomial name
Humulus japonicus
Siebold & Zucc.

Humulus japonicus (Japanese hop,[1] synonym H. scandens) is an ornamental plant in the Cannabaceae family.

This species is a host plant for the butterfly Polygonia c-aureum, the Asian comma.[citation needed]

Humulus Japonicus 14OCT2007.jpg


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (XLS) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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