Dendrocnide moroides

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Dendrocnide moroides


Taxonavigation: Rosales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Rosales

Familia: Urticaceae
Tribus: Urticeae
Genus: Dendrocnide
Species: Dendrocnide moroides



Dendrocnide moroides (Wedd.) Chew, Gard. Bull. Singapore 21: 204 (1965)


  • Basionym
  • Homotypic
    • Urticastrum moroides Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 635 (1891); as morodes
  • Heterotypic
    • Urtica moroides A.Cunn. ex Wedd., Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9: 142 (1856), not validly publ.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • New South Wales, Queensland.
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: Southwestern Pacific
      • Vanuatu.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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Vernacular names

English: Gympie Gympie
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