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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 1843(2): 324. 1843. (Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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 1.  Urtica kioviensis Rogow., Bull. Soc. Nat. Moscou 16: 324 (1843); B. R. Baum and M. Gillett, Österr. Bot. Zeitschr. 114, 3: 320-323 (1968). Urtica hulensis Feinbrun, Palest. Journ. Bot. Jerusalem ser., 4: 114 (1947). [Plate 35]

Common name:

סרפד החולה.


Swamps, among reeds. Hula Plain. Rare.

Area distribution:

E. Euro-Siberian.


Apparently introduced from Europe by migratory birds.


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     Perennial, monoecious or dioecious herb, 70-100 cm., sparingly covered with long stinging hairs. Leaves up to 12 x 8 cm., ovate, coarsely dentate, subcordate at base, acuminate at apex with 1-3 cm. long, lanceolate apical tooth; petiole almost equal to or shorter than blade; stipules 2 on each node, up to 1.5 cm., sessile, broadly ovate to orbicular, subcordate at base, 2-1obed at apex, green. Staminate racemes shorter than petioles, many-flowered, dense; rhachis wingless; flowers minute, with hispid perianth. Pistillate racemes very short, with flexuous rhachis bristly at nodes; flowers 0.75 mm. Fl. June- September.

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