nettle family


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Related to nettle family: Urtica, Thistle family
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Noun1.nettle family - a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairsnettle family - 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
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The new species are members of the genus Pilea, which is part of the nettle family.
This one is the 'bear plant', eriophyton, one of the nettle family.
The genus thymus, belonging to the dead nettle family labiatae, contains some 350 species and scores of cultivars, but considerably fewer are commonly available through garden centres and nurseries.