Urticaceae


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Urticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairsUrticaceae - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Urticales, Urticales - an order of dicotyledonous plants including Moraceae and Urticaceae and Ulmaceae
genus Urtica, Urtica - a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
Boehmeria, genus Boehmeria - false nettle
genus Helxine, genus Soleirolia, Helxine, Soleirolia - one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb
genus Laportea, Laportea - mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle
genus Parietaria, Parietaria - small genus of stingless herbs
genus Pilea, Pilea - low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage
genus Pipturus, Pipturus - an Australian genus of woody plants of the family Urticaceae
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cecropia pachystachya Trecul (Urticaceae), as other species of the genus, is a common plant typical of the initial phases of ecological succession that attracts many frugivorous animals.
Los Cedros se caracteriza por la presencia de la familias Meliaceae (Cedrela spp.), Moraceae, Lauraceae, Urticaceae, Piperaceae y Bombacaceae, los arboles presentan en promedio 20 m de altura y DAP entre 17-25 cm.
Larval food plants belong to the nettle family Urticaceae, and include stinging nettles Urtica incisa and U.
(Urticaceae); caterpillars of Prepona laertes laertes (Hubner, [1811]) in Inga spp.
Urticaceae Urtica dioica ubiquitous Unknown forbs Unknown sp.