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Pilea Lindley. Clearweed.

Key to Pilea

A genus of about 700 species, annual and perennial herbs, nearly cosmopolitan in tropical and warm temperate regions of the Old World and the New World. All species in our region (native and introduced) are included in section Pilea, in the sense of Fu et al. (2022).

Ref: Boufford (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Floden & Engelhardt (2019); Friis In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Fu et al. (2022). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Pilea fontana | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Pilea pumila | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Pilea pumila | Original Image ⭷