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Urtica dioica L.

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Exotic
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New Zealand
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L.
L.
1753
984
ICN
Urtica dioica L.
species
Urtica dioica
Lectotype (designated by Woodland 1982: 283):—herb. Linnaeus 1111.8 (LINN!, photographs in AUB, DAO, M, MTMG)

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dioica

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Urtica dioica L.

Rhizomatous, erect perennial, usually dioecious, rarely with a few fls of the other sex, moderately clothed in short-stalked stinging hairs, otherwise sparsely to densely hairy. Stems with few if any lateral branches, up to 1.5 m high. Lvs broadly lanceolate or ovate, acute to acuminate, usually cordate at base, occasionally truncate, coarsely serrate, (5)-6-20-(25) cm long. Petiole up to ⅔ as long as lamina. Stipules 4 per node, entire, 4-20 mm long. Racemes unisexual, up to 9 cm long. Perianth segments of ♀ fls very unequal, hairy; margins glabrous. Achene ellipsoid, light brown, c. 1.5 mm long.

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Urtica dioica L.
Urtica dioica L.
Urtica dioica L.
Urtica dioica L.
Urtica dioica L.
Urtica dioica L.

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Urtica dioica L.
France
Urtica dioica L.
Nepal
Urtica dioica L.
New Zealand
Urtica dioica L.
New Zealand
Canterbury Land District
Urtica dioica L.
New Zealand
Taranaki Land District
Urtica dioica L.
New Zealand
Wellington Land District

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typification
Lectotype (designated by Woodland 1982: 283):—herb. Linnaeus 1111.8 (LINN!, photographs in AUB, DAO, M, MTMG)

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24c26da6-02d4-4291-be26-25dac2accf9d
scientific name
Names_Plants
1 January 2000
8 February 2016
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