1990.000 Boehmeria Jacq.

Description of the genus

Shrubby or herbaceous plants without stinging hairs. Stipules free, lateral. Leaves opposite (in ours). Inflorescences of long pendent interrupted spikes; flowers in small unisexual clusters.Male flowers: stamens 4. Female flowers: periath tubular, constricted and 2-4-toothed at the apex.

Worldwide: c. 80 species in the tropics and northern subtropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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macrophylla Hornem.N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Boehmeria:

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Flora of Mozambique: Boehmeria
Flora of Zambia: Boehmeria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Boehmeria
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Boehmeria

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Boehmeria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Boehmeria
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Boehmeria
Wikipedia: Boehmeria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Boehmeria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Boehmeria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Boehmeria.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=481, retrieved 3 August 2021

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