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Taxon: Humulus lupulus L.

Genus: Humulus
Family: Cannabaceae
Nomen number: 19415
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1028. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 10-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 33 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘HOPS’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • bine   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • common hop   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • European hop   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • hop   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • hop   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • pi jiu hua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • pi jiu hua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • houblon   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • houblon   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • gewöhnlicher Hopfen   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • Hopfen   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • Hopfen   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • karahanasō   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Humulus lupulus var. cordifolius]
  • hop   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:103.) – Transcribed Korean   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • lúpulo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • lúpulo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • lúparo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • vinho-do-norte   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • lúpulo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • lúpulo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Humulus lupulus var. lupulus]
  • humle   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Northern Africa: Morocco
    Western Asia: Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan
    China: China - Gansu, Sichuan [n.], Xinjiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Montana
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua

    Northern Europe: Ireland
  • widely naturalized

  • widely cultivated




Check other web resources for Humulus lupulus L.:


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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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