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Urticaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Nettle Family.

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A family of about 45 genera and 1000 species, herbs, shrubs, vines, and trees, of cosmopolitan distribution in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions.

Ref: Boufford (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Friis In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Miller (1971a); Wu et al. (2018). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Urtica | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Pilea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© J.W. Hardin | Laportea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Laportea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© John Gwaltney | Parietaria | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Boehmeria | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Parietaria | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Boehmeria | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Duarte Frade, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Duarte Frade | Parietaria source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Urtica | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos | Pilea source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Oleg Kosterin, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Oleg Kosterin | Urtica source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Cecropia

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