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Common name

English: Pellitory-of-the-wall

German: Mauer-Glaskraut

Portuguese: Erva-das-paredes


Kingdom: Plantae (2674)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2588)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2181)

      Order: Urticales (15)

        Family: Urticaceae (11)(family description)

          Genus: Parietaria (1)

            Epithet: judaica L. (1)

judaica => from the mountains in Judea, in historic Palestine, now divided between Israel, Jordan and the West Bank


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, orange

External links

Check for Parietaria judaica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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