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Urtica australis Hook.f.

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Urtica australis Hook.f., Bot. Antarct. Voy. I. (Fl. Antarct.) Part I, 68 (1844)
Urtica australis Hook.f.

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New Zealand
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Hook.f.
Hook.f.
1844
68
ICN
Urtica australis Hook.f.
species
Urtica australis

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australis

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Urtica australis Hook.f.

Herb up to 1 m. tall; branches decumbent and rooting at base, then erect, up to 1 m. tall, up to 1 cm. diam., subsucculent. Young branchlets, petioles and infl.-axes with sparse hairs or glab.; stinging hairs few. Lvs 10-15 × 8-14 cm., on stout petioles up to 5 cm. long; lamina broadly ovate-cordate to suborbicular, acute or obtuse, coarsely dentate-serrate, almost free of stinging hairs; sts a lateral pair of lflts developed on petiole; teeth up to 1 cm. long, sinus acute. Stipules lanceolate, up to 2 cm. long, us. bifid. Staminate infl. of 1-3 branched spikes up to 7 cm. long, per. glabrate; pistillate similar, fls densely arranged, per. glabrate. Achenes elliptic in outline, 1·5-2 mm. long, pale brown.

Urtica australis Hook.f.

Stout, monoecious herb, usually with few short-stalked stinging hairs, otherwise sparsely to densely hairy; branches decumbent and rooting, then erect. Lvs broadly ovate, acute, cordate to truncate at base, coarsely serrate, 10-20 cm long. Stipules 2 per node and 2-fid, or 4 per node and entire. Most racemes unisexual; ♀ racemes above ♂ on stem.

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Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.
Urtica australis Hook.f.

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Urtica australis Hook.f.
New Zealand
Canterbury Land District
Urtica australis Hook.f.
New Zealand
Southland Land District
Urtica australis Hook.f.
New Zealand
Wellington Land District

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723d022d-3efc-43b0-8a85-d1b308da44d8
scientific name
Names_Plants
1 January 2000
31 January 2008
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