Pilea umbrosa Wall. ex Bl. (Syn: Pilea producta Blume; Adicea umbrosa (Wall. ex Bl.) Kuntze; Pilea producta Bl.; Pilea umbrosa Wedd.; Pilea wallichii Wedd.; Urtica umbrosa Wall.);
 
S-Tibet, China (NW-Yunnan), Nepal, Bhutan, India (Arunachal Pradesh), Sikkim, Pakistan (Swat, Hazara, Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Jammu, Kashmir), Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;
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Kalatope id al080711: Possible id ‘Shady Himalayan Clearweed (Pilea umbrosa)’

rather dumb of me … but I was so sure that it was a nettle..(not realising that there were MANY nettles that I just took a photo of the flower and not the plant)
Location Kalatope, Chamba
Altitude 2100 mts
habit herb
habitat wild
Plant height 2 feet

I think … is right, Pilea umbrosa seems right choice.

… it does not have stinging hairs, rather soft hairs on branches.


I imagine why it is called Pilea. Pilea means “cap or hat”.

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Girardinia heterophylla from Paddar valley Kishtwar J&K:

Kindly confirm my identification of this plant as Girardinia heterophylla from Paddar valley J&K.
Altitude: 1970 meters asl
Plant habit/habitat: Wild herb

Plant height: 1-3 feets


This is not Girardinia. Please check it for Pilea.


Thanks Sir for confirmation. I was taking it as Girardinia but … photo helped me to correct the ID.


Pilea umbrosa


Yes I too think that this is a species of Pilea of Urticaceae family.


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SK633 10 JUL-2017:ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

 

Location: Chowrasta, Darjeeling, India
Date: 21 May  2017
Altitude: 7000 ft.
Pilea melastomoides(Poir.) Wedd. ??

 


Not sure about Pilea melastomoides as per images herein. Pl. also check images at Pilea scripta

I think closer to Pilea umbrosa images at as per keys in Flora of Pakistan.


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SK1235 26 JUNE 2018 : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (10) – around 600 kb each.
Location:  Pedong Reshi Rd, India
Date: 24 June 2018
Altitude: 5200 ft.
Habit : Wild
Is it Pilea ? ID ??

Yae. Appears so.

Thank you …! But ID ??


Check out with the species available in efi site at

I did check …


Pl. check with images at Pilea umbrosa
To me appears close.

Probably last in the series of flowers snapped during Pangot Binsar trip.

Looks like Pilea species (Urticaceae).


Thanks, … It looks a bit different from Pilea scripta, the only species mentioned in ‘Concise Flowers of the Himalayas’ as per link: http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Himalayan%20Clearweed.html
I think it’s Pilea bracteosa as per illustration


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SK 2803 22 October 2020 : 12 posts by 2 authors. 7 images- 5 to 7 mb each.
Location: Phulchoki, Lalitpur
Date: 07 October 2020 
Elevation: 2338m.
Habit : Wild
Pilea sp.???

Pilea bracteosa Wedd. ??


I think close to Pilea umbrosa Wall. ex Bl. as per comparative images at Pilea


I guess you are right … What about Fwd: SK633 10 JUL-2017:ID. ?

Looks different.


Same.


Thank you … Leaves looked different, glabrous!


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SK 2813 01 November 2020 : 6 posts by 2 authors. 5 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu Valley
Date:  October 2020 
Elevation: 2700m.
Habitat  : Wild
Pilea bracteosa Wedd. ??

I think it’s close to Pilea umbrosa Wall. ex Bl. as per comparative images at Pilea


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