Queensland hemp


Definition of Queensland hemp

: an herb (Sida rhombifolia) of wide distribution in the tropics, that has a fine soft bast fiber superior to jute in strength, is used for forage and medicinally as a demulcent, and in some areas is an aggressive weed

called also jellyleaf

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“Queensland hemp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Queensland%20hemp. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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