Male Cannabis sativa plant

Male Cannabis sativa plant

C035/9822 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.3MB

Downloadable file size: 3.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: ANTONIO ROMERO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Close-up of a male Cannabis sativa plant in full bloom. Pollen sacs are yellow. The cannabis plant is dioecious, with the male and female flowers being produced on different plants. Its surface is covered in glandular trichomes (transparent globules) that secrete a resin containing the psychoactive chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). A number of products can be made from the cannabis, or hemp, plant, including hemp fibre, medicinal drugs, marijuana, hashish and oil. It has been used as a recreational drug and medicinal plant for thousands of years. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting and chronic pain. It is also used to stimulate hunger in chemotherapy and AIDS patients and to relieve spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients. Field of view size: 12.9 x 19.3 millimetres (0.51 x 0.76 in)

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: analgesic, angiosperm, angiosperms, anther, biological, biology, botanical, botany, bracts, cannabinoids, cannabis, cannabis sativa, chemotherapy, dioecious, flavonoids, flora, flowers, hash, hashish, hemp, illegal drug, illicit, leaf, leaves, male flower, male plant, marijuana, medical, medicinal plant, medicine, nature, pain relief, pistils, plant physiology, pollen sac, pot, psychoactive, psychopharmacology, psychotropic, recreational drug, tetrahydrocannabinol, thc, trichomes, weed, white background

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.