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Urtica L.

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Urtica L., Sp. Pl. 983 (1753)
Urtica L.

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Indigenous, non-endemic
Wild
New Zealand
Political Region

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L.
L.
1753
983
ICN
Urtica L.
genus
Urtica

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Urtica

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Urtica L.

Fls small, greenish, unisexual, in axillary simple or branched spikes or racemes; per. deeply 4-partite; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; ovary us. ovoid; stigma penicillate; ovule 1, erect. Achene us. ovoid; subcompressed, invested by long-persistent per. About 40 spp., mostly temperate and subtropical, of annual to perennial herbs or shrubs, us, bearing stinging hairs; lvs opp., toothed or lobed. The N.Z. spp. are endemic, except U. incisa, which is common in Australia and Tasmania.

Urtica L.

Annual or perennial, monoecious or dioecious herbs or shrubs, usually with stinging hairs. Lvs opposite, toothed, stipulate. Infl. axillary, usually spike-like with clustered cymes, ebracteolate. Perianth green, 4-partite, not connate at base; ♀ fls with ± unequal perianth segments, the 2 larger enclosing achene; ♂ fls with 4 equal segments.

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Urtica L.
Chile
Urtica L.
Nepal
Urtica L.
New Zealand
Canterbury Land District
Urtica L.
New Zealand
Southland Land District

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f2c2417a-7630-441c-ad68-6146a323c695
scientific name
Names_Plants
1 January 2000
4 July 2007
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