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

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

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nivea (L.) Gaudich.

Other sources of information about Boehmeria:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Boehmeria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Boehmeria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Boehmeria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Boehmeria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Boehmeria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Boehmeria
JSTOR Plant Science: Boehmeria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Boehmeria
Plants of the World Online: Boehmeria
Tropicos: Boehmeria
Wikipedia: Boehmeria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Boehmeria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=481, retrieved 26 February 2024

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