Pilea angulata (Bl.) Bl., Mus. Bot. 2(4): 55 1856. (syn: Adicea angulata (Blume) Kuntze; Urtica angulata Blume);
Central & S. China to Tropical Asia: Borneo, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;
China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, S-Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), SE-Tibet, India, Java, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu) as per CoL;
Dioecious, gregarious, leafy herb; branchlets 4-angled. Leaves decussate, elliptic, to 9 x 5 cm, membranous, 3-nerved, base cuneate, margin serrate, apex acuminate; petiole to 6.5 cm; stipules foliaceous, (linear-)oblong, to 2.2 x 0.8 cm, base and apex rounded, subpersistent, intrapetiolar, completely fused to the apex. Cymes axillary, dichotomous, shorter than petioles. Staminate: Tepals 4, ovate, basally connate, gibbous. Stamens 4, inflexed in bud. Pistillate: Tepals 4, lanceolate, unequal. Ovary 1-celled; ovule 1, erect. Achene smooth.
Urticaceae sp-2 for ID- Munnar-PKA58 : 9 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
This herb was seen at Shola Forest near Munnar.
Nice images. Different than what I have seen so far.
To me also look different from images at Lecanthus peduncularis
It looks like Leucanthus peduculalris
I go for Elatostema
Does not appear like Elatostema.
Maybe some other genus.
I am told
May be Pilea scripta
I am having doubt as per images at Pilea scripta (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) Wedd.
Looks different from P.scripta !
This one should be Pilea angulata