genus Laportea

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Noun1.genus 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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