Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich.

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich.
  • Common name : China grass, Rhea plant
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated and an escape. Stem yeilds good fibre
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Boehmeria nivea. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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