Urtica dioica L.

Common name

English: Stinging nettle

German: Gro脽e Brennnessel

Mandarin: 寮傛牚鑽ㄩ夯 (yi zhu qian ma)

Portuguese: Ortig茫o

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2288)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2190)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1850)

      Order: Urticales (37)

        Family: Urticaceae (11) (family description)

          Genus: Urtica (2)

           Epithet: dioica L. (2)

dioica => having stamens and pistils in separate flowers on different plants

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Urtica dioica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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