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Common name

English: Stinging nettle

German: Große Brennnessel

Mandarin: 异株荨麻 (yi zhu qian ma)

Portuguese: Ortigão

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Urticales (15)

        Family: Urticaceae (11)(family description)

          Genus: Urtica (2)

            Epithet: dioica L. (4)

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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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