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Taxon: Laportea aestuans (L.) Chew

Genus: Laportea
Family: Urticaceae.
Nomen number: 410252
Place of publication: Gard. Bull. Singapore 21:200. 1965
Name verified on: 12-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Mar-2004
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • West Indian-nettle   (Source: F PuertoR ) – English
  • huo yan sang ye ma   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • picapica   (Source: F PuertoR ) – Spanish
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda - Antigua; Bahamas; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British) - Tortola; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname
    Western South America: Ecuador [incl. Galapagos]; Peru

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • D'Arcy, W. G. 1987. Flora of Panama: checklist and index. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. vols. 17-18.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Friedmann, F. 1994. Flore de Seychelles.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter. 1971. Flora of the Galapagos islands.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?410252 (31 October 2014)

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