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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Punjab] 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).
  2. Cannon, J. & M. Cannon. 1994. Dye plants and dyeing The Herbert Press & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Note: mentions
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Girardinia+diversifolia&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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 18 August 2019.