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Noun1.Laportea - mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Urticaceae, nettle family, Urticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
Laportea canadensis, wood nettle - American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles
Australian nettle, Australian nettle tree - any of several tall Australian trees of the genus Laportea
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Echinochloa muricata, Nuphar spp., Potamogeton spp., Leptochloa fascicularis, Typha spp., Bidens cemua, Rumex fueginus, Scutellaria lateriflora, Amaranthus tuberculatus, Laportea canadensis, Juncus spp., and Scirpus acutus.
Kuete, "Antibacterial activities of the methanol extracts of Albizia adianthifolia, Alchornea laxiflora, Laportea ovalifolia and three other Cameroonian plants against multi-drug resistant Gramnegative bacteria," Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, vol.
(Asteraceae); Canadian woodnettle, Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell (Urticaceae); and panicgrass, Panicum sp.
Urticaceae Laportea aestuans Hr (L.) Chew Urticaceae Myriocarpa stipitata Arb Benth.
English: Triangular spurge Laportea crenulata Urticaceae Chutra Whole plant Gaudich.-Beaup., syn.
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw.: P40039 Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.: P42164 Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl.: P41762 Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb.: P40321 Pilea pumila (L.) Gray: P40300 Urtica gracilis Ait.: P41209
Tonduz Laportea aestuans 1936-11-14 Juvenal Valerio 1388 Lasiacis sorghoidea 1893-01-01 A.
The vegetation of the Ten-Mile Creek floodplain contained plant species commonly found in wet habitat, including Acer spp., Aesculus glabra, Comus racemosa, and Ulmus americana (Table 1), Asarum canadense, Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, and Lysimachia nummularia (Table 2).
Newly emerged shoots of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) and wood nettle (Laportea canadensis) can be eaten after being cooked for a short time in boiling water.