Eucnide urens

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Eucnide urens
Eucnide urens


Taxonavigation: Cornales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Cornales

Familia: Loasaceae
Genus: Eucnide
Species: Eucnide urens


Eucnide urens Parry, 1875


  • Homotypic
    • Eucnide parryi House in Bull. New York State Mus. Nat. Hist. 233-234: 67 (1920 publ. 1921), nom. superfl.
    • Mentzelia urens Parry ex A.Gray in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 10: 71 (1874), nom. illeg.
  • Heterotypic
    • Eucnide synandra A.Nelson in Bot. Gaz. 47: 428 (1909)
    • Mentzelia synandra A.Nelson in Bot. Gaz. 47: 428 (1909)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southern Central USA
      • Arizona, Nevada, Utah
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • California
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: desert stingbush, Desert Rock Nettle, Velcro Plant, stingbush
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