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Hop
Common Hop plant (Humulus lupulus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
L.
Species

Humulus lupulus L.
Humulus japonicus Siebold & Zucc.
Humulus yunnanensis Hu

Humulus (or hop) is a flowering plant. It is mostly found in the northern hemisphere. It's female flowers are often called cones. Hop is used in breweries for making beer.

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