Urtica

Urtica angustifolia Fisch. ex Hornem. (Urtica angustifolia which differs from Urtica dioica in having sparser stinging hairs and comparitively shorter petioles)   Urtica ardens Link (images by Gurcharan Singh; Balkar Singh, Prashant Awale inserted by Gurcharan Singh)- Differing from U. parviflora in stipules rounded (and not cleft) at tip, stems with numerous stinging hairs, leaves wrinkled […]

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Pouzolzia

P. hirta (L.) Hassk. var. hirta (Images by Nidhan Singh (Id by Balkar Singh), Raju Das (id by Ritesh Kumar Choudhary), Balkar Singh (validated by Nidhan Singh & Gurcharan Singh) & Ritesh Kumar Choudhary (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links))     P. pentandra (Roxb.) Benn. & R. Br. ssp. pentandra […]

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Pilea

Keys and habitat from Flora of Bhutan (1983): 1. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4, pinnately-veined …….. Species 16 (Pilea ternifolia Weddell- 1800- 2400 m. June- August) -Leaves in opposite pairs, strongly 3-veined ……………………………………………………….. 2 2. Leaves of each pair strongly dissimilar in size …… Species 13 (P. anisophylla Weddell- Warm broad-leaved forests, on […]

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Elatostema

Keys from Flora of Bhutan (1983):  1. Flowers in lax or condensed cymes, never on a fleshy receptacle, 5-merous; perianth of female flowers large, equalling ovary and achene … Species 1 (1. E. heterolobum (Weddell) Hallier f.; Pellionia heteroloba Weddell, P. griffithiaiana Weddell, E. griffithianum (Weddell) Hallier f.- Warm broad-leaved forest, J 500 m. February) & […]

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Debregeasia

From Floral Database of Tamilnadu :   Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution Debregeasia ceylanica Hook.f. is a synonym of Debregeasia wallichiana subsp. ceylanica (Hook.f.) Wilmot-Dear Tree Western Ghats,  Evergreen Forests  Flora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987 Coimbatore Debregeasia longifolia (Burm.f.) Wedd. Shrub/ small tree Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats, Evergreen Forests Flora of Tamil […]

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Boehmeria

  Keys from Flora of Bhutan: I. Flower clusters sessile and often distantly spaced on leafy shoots- Species 1 ((B. glomerulifera Miquel (B. malabarica Weddell.)) & 2 (B. clidemioides Miquel (B. sidaefolia Weddell)) Flower clusters crowded into spike-like, sometimes branched, leafless inflorescenses……….. 2 2. Leaves all alternate, softly white pubescent or white tomentose beneath- Species 3 […]

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