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9b. Urtica dioica subsp. afghanica Chrtek, Fl. Iran. 105: 3. 1974.

尾尖异株荨麻 wei jian yi zhu qian ma

Description from Flora of China

Urtica dioica subsp. xingjiangensis C. J. Chen.

Plants sparsely covered with stinging and puberulent hairs or subglabrous. Stipules 5-9 mm; petiole 5-6 times as long as leaf blade; leaf blade lanceolate, 9-13 × 3-5 cm, base rounded, margin coarsely serrate, teeth incurved or tapered, apex long caudate. Female inflorescences paniculate, longer than petioles, often drooping. Fl. Jun-Aug, fr. Aug-Oct.

Partly shady and moist places in forests, thickets, grasslands, stream banks; (500-)2400-5000 m. W Xinjiang, NE and W Xizang [Afghanistan].


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