Parietaria debilis G.Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr. 73 1786. (Syn: Freirea australis Nees; Freirea debilis (G.Forst.) Jarm.; Freirea erecta Phil.; Freirea humifusa Gay; Freirea micrantha (Ledeb.) Jarm.; Freirea steudelii Blume; Parietaria coreana Nakai; Parietaria debilis var. ceratosantha Wedd.; Parietaria debilis var. debilis Parietaria debilis var. diffusa Wedd.; Parietaria debilis var. micrantha (Ledeb.) Wedd.; Parietaria fernandeziana Navas; Parietaria gracilis Lowe; Parietaria lusitanica var. micrantha (Ledeb.) Chrtek; Parietaria micrantha Ledeb.; Urtica debilis Endl. (Unresolved); Urtica freireiformis Steud. (Unresolved); Urtica parietariifolia Bertero ex Steud. (Unresolved));
Old World: Altay, Amur, Burundi, Buryatiya, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Chatham Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Djibouti, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Gulf of Guinea Is., Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Madeira, Manchuria, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Primorye, Qinghai, Queensland, Rwanda, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sudan, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Zaïre as per POWO;
Common name: Pellitory

Parietaria debilis from Chakrata area:
Parietaria debilis G.Forst., Fl. Ins. Austr. 73 1786 Syn: Freirea debilis (G.Forst.) Jarm.; Freirea australis Nees
Family: Urticaceae
This small insignicant plant may be missed by many, and I had probably missed it many times till one day on collection trip to Sonamarg in Kashmir, the famous Russian authority on Salicaceae, Prof. K. Skvortsov picked up a plant from under the rock and showed it to me. I found it again in Chakrata while moving towards Deovan area and again towards Budher caves area.
A diffuse pubescent herb with numerous straggling delicate stems, often forming patches; leaves alternate, 3-nerved, 10-25 mm long, ovate to orbicular; flowers minute in axillary clusters, male with 4 stamens,
4-parted perianth; female with tubular 4-lobed perianth enclosing ovary, stigma a tuft of hairs; fruit enclosed in persistent perianth.

Here are mines Sir from same place same time


Parietaria debilis (Urticaceae) from Uttarakhand: Aug_2015_DSR_16 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Parietaria debilis G.Forst. (Urticaceae) is a small delicate herb in temperate and alpine zones of Uttarakhand.     I have seen it reaching up to 4500m elevation in Garhwal. It grows below rocks in shady moist conditions.
Here photographed in Khalya alpine zone near Munsyari, Uttarakhand.



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