• Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Boehmeria Jacq.

  • Description

    Genus Description - Monoecious or dioecious; male fls minute, with 4-parted cal and 4 stamens; female fls with tubular, flattened to ovoid cal minutely 2–4-toothed at the summit; ovary enclosed by the cal; style filiform, exsert; fr an achene surrounded by the accrescent cal, the latter narrowly 2 winged; style persistent; herbs, shrubs, or small trees with opposite or alternate lvs and axillary infls. 100, warm reg.