urticaceous

Related to urticaceous: Urticaceae

urticaceous

(ˌɜːtɪˈkeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Urticaceae, a family of plants, having small flowers and, in many species, stinging hairs: includes the nettles and pellitory
[C18: via New Latin from Latin urtīca nettle, from ūrere to burn]
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Of the angiosperm epiphytes present, eight bromeliad, one orchid, and one urticaceous species were represented by more than one individual among the study sites.