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Taxon: Boehmeria macrophylla Hornem.

Genus: Boehmeria
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 310218
Place of publication: Hort. bot. hafn. 2:890. 1815
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • African jola-nettle  (Source: Flow India) - English
  • false nettle  (Source: Flow India) - English
  • shui zhu ma  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (n. & w.), Guizhou Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu (s.), Yunnan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng (s.e.), Guangdong Sheng (n.)]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan (n.e.), Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia


  1. Friis, I. & W. Marais 1982. Name changes for well known species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae) Kew Bull. 37:164.
  2. Girija, T. & Tabish Flowers of India (on-line resource). (Flow India)
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  4. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Boehmeria macrophylla Hornem. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310218. Accessed 25 April 2019.