Tag Archives: Urticaceae

Pipturus argenteus (Urticaceae)

This rainforest shrub is also found in areas of rainforest regrowth and is known by many common names from False Stinger, Native Mulberry, White Mulberry to White Nettle. As alluded to by some of the common names, this shrub belongs … Continue reading

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Pilea cadierei (Aluminium Plant) (Urticaceae)

An attractive ornamental plant which has been naturalised in Queensland. This plant is native to Vietnam and China. The flowers are small and inconspicuous but have the same basic look as a nettle.

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