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Taxon: Girardinia diversifolia (Link) Friis

 
Genus: Girardinia
Family: Urticaceae
Nomen number: 403509
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 36:145. 1981
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Himalayan-nettle  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • Nilghiri-nettle  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Nilgirinessel  (Source: Mansf Ency) - German
  • da xie zi cao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Gansu Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Hunan Sheng (n.w.), Jiangxi Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu (e.), Sichuan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu (s.), Yunnan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Henan Sheng (w.), Liaoning Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng (s.)]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Punjab, Sikkim] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (s.)


References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon Dye plants and dyeing (Dye Pl)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Girardinia diversifolia (Link) Friis :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=403509. Accessed 26 May 2019.