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Taxon: Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich. var. tenacissima (Roxb.) Miq.

Genus: Boehmeria
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 310216
Place of publication: Fl. Ned. Ind. 1(2):253. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • qing ye zhu ma  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng (s.), Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng (s.e.), Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea, Taiwan

    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as Boehmeria nivea var. tenacissima (Gaudich.) Miq.
  3. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. Note: lists as Boehmeria nivea var. tenacissima (Gaudich.) Miq.
  4. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: lists as Boehmeria nivea var. tenacissima (Gaudich.) Miq.
  6. Yahara, T. 1981. Taxonomic studies of the Urticaceae: 1. The genus Boehmeria in Thailand. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 32:3.

Check other web resources for Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich. var. tenacissima (Roxb.) Miq. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310216. Accessed 31 March 2020.