Laportea schomburgkii W.Bull

 
  • Family : URTICACEAE
    (NETTLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Urticaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Laportea schomburgkii W.Bull
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grown in gardens for it’s ornamental leaves
  • Key identification features : Leaves large, showy with purplish rib and veins variegated, sometimes one-half being creamy white
  • Native : Polynesia
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.927. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Laportea schomburgkii. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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