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(family Urticaceae)

A genus of trees or bushes whose leaves have highly irritant stinging hairs. There are 22 species, which are mainly tropical and subtropical in distribution, with some occurring in the tropics and warm temperate regions.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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