Laportea interrupta (L.) Chew

Common name

English: Hen's nettle

Mandarin: 红小麻 (hong xiao ma)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Urticales (41)

        Family: Urticaceae (11) (family description)

          Genus: Laportea (2)

           Epithet: interrupta (L.) Chew (1)

Synonyms: Fleurya interrupta (L.) Gaudich., Urtica interrupta L.

interrupta => breaking the symmetry of form or texture, or partly so

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Laportea interrupta at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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