The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Urtica

The genus Urtica is in the family Urticaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Urtica

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Urtica alba Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica albidopunctata Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica amoena Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica andicola Wedd. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica angustifolia Fisch. ex Hornem. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica anisophylla Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica appendiculata Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica aquatica Liebm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica ardens Link Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica armata Kunth ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica aspera Petrie Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica atlantica Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica atrichocaulis (Hand.-Mazz.) C.J. Chen Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica atrovirens Req. ex Loisel. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica aucklandica Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica aureliana Riddell Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica australis Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica azorica Hochst. ex Seub. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica balearica L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica ballotifolia Wedd. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica berlandieri Blume Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica berteroana Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica bianorii (Knoche) Paiva Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica biloba Regel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica biserrata Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica bollae Kanitz Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica bonariensis Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica bovista Riddell ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica bullata Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica burchellii N.E.Br. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica calophylla Schltdl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica camcasana Griseb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cannabina L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cardiophylla Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cataractae Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica chamaedryoides Pursh Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica chesneyana Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica chichiaztli Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica churta Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cinerascens Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cinerascens Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica circularis Sorarú Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica commersonia Wedd. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica comosa Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica conglobata Pav. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica convexa Hornem. ex Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cordatifolia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cordifolia Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica corymbosa Savigny Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica crenato H. Ross Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica crenulata Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cubensis Klotzsch ex Herder Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica cuspidata Willd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica dichroa Poepp. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica dioecia Hill Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica dioica L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 5
Urtica domingensis Urb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica echinata Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica eckloniana Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica elevata Banks ex Lowe Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica elongata Vahl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica elongata Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica elongata Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica evitata Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica falcicrenata Liebm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica fasciculata Savigny Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica fastigiata Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica ferox G.Forst. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica ferox Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica finlaysoniana Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica fischeri Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica fissa E. Pritz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica flabellata Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica fragilis J.Thiébaut Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica furialis Bojer ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica galeopsifolia J.Jacq. ex Blume Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica gibbosa Zipp. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica gigas A.Cunn. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica glabrata Clem. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica glabrata Clem. ex Vis. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica glandulifera Liebm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica globulifera Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica glomeruliflora Steud. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica goglado Buch.-Ham. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica gracilenta Greene Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica gracilescens Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica granulosa S.F.Blake Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hamiltoniana Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hastata J.R.Forst. ex Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica haussknechtii Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica helanshanica W.Z.Di & W.B.Liao Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica heracleifolia Juss. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hirsuta Pav. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hirta Sw. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hirta Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hispida DC. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hispidula Cariot Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hulensis Feinbrun Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica hyperborea Jacq. ex Wedd. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica ildefonsia Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica incana Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica incisa Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica inermis Spreng. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica integrifolia Savigny Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica intermedia Formánek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica javaensis Poir. ex Gaudich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica kioviensis Rogow. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica kunlunshanica Chang Y.Yang Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica laetevirens Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lalibertadensis Weigend Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lamiifolia Poir. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica laurifolia Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica laurina Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica leptophylla Kunth Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica leucotrys Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lilloi (Hauman) Geltman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica limoniodora Pav. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica linearifolia Cockayne Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lineata Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lobata E.Mey. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lobulata E.Mey. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica longispica Killip Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica lowei Seub. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lucifuga Hook.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica lusitanica Brot. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica macbridei Killip Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica macrophylla Schltdl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica macrophylla Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica maculata Savigny Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica magellanica Juss. ex Poir. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica mairei H. Lév. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica major Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica marginata Poepp. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica masafuerae Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica massaica Mildbr. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica melanocarpa Zipp. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica membranacea Poir. ex Savigny Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica membranifolia C.J.Chen Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica mexicana Liebm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica meyeri Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica micrantha Kunth & C.D.Bouche Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica millettii Hook. & Arn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica minima Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica minor Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica minutifolia Griseb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica mollis Steud. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica monoica Gilib. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica morifolia Poir. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica moroides A.Cunn. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica muralis Vahl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica nana Hook. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica neglecta Guss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica nepa Colla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica neubaueri Chrtek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica nudula B.Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica nutans Poepp. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica obesa Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica oblongata W.D.J.Koch ex Maly Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica obnoxia Hassk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica orbiculata Rich. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica oreophila Miq. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica orizabae Liebm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica ovalifolia Stokes Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica ovalifolia Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica paniculata Roxb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica papuana Zandee Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica parietariifolia Deless. ex C.Presl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica parviflora Roxb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica parvula Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica peduncularis Sm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica pellucida Labill. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica peruviana Geltman Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica pilulifera L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica pittonii Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica platyphylla Wedd. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica portosanctana Press Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica praetermissa V.W. Steinm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica propinqua Liebm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica pseudomagellanica Geltman Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica pubescens Ledeb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica pulchella Link Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica purpurascens Nutt. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica puya Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica quadrifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica quadristipulata Dulac Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica radicans Wight Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica radicans Bolla Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica recurvata Otto ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica riedlei Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica romana Garsault Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rotundifolia Sessé & Moc. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rubra Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rubricaulis Span. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rubricaulis Hornem. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rubricaulis Herder ex Regel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rumphii Kostel. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica rupestris Guss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica salicifolia Vahl ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sandwicensis Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sansibarica Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica saxicola Moritzi ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica scalpe Comm. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica semidentata Juss. ex Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sessilifolia Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sikokiana Makino Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica silvatica Hand.-Mazz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica simensis Hochst. ex A.Rich. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica smilacifolia Wall. ex Voigt Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sondenii (Simmons) Avrorin ex Geltman Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sondenii Avrorin Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica spathulata Sm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica spiralis Blume Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica stachydifolia Kunth & C.D.Bouché Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica stachyoides Webb & Berthel. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica stachyophylla Webb ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica stipulacea Bertol. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica strigosissima Rydb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica subcordata Comm. ex Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica subincisa Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica subinermis (R.Uechtr.) Hand & Buttler Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica submitis Boiss. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica superba Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica sycophylla Bory Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica taiwaniana S.S. Ying Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica takasagonis Maek. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica ternata B.Heyne ex Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica thunbergiana Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica trachycarpa Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica triandra Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica triangularis Hand.-Mazz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Urtica trichantha (Wedd.) Acevedo & L.E. Navas Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Urtica triplinervia Poir. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica umbellata Blanco Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica umbrosa Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica urens L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica urentissima Comm. ex Pers. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica urentivelutina Weigend Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica urescens Rojas Acosta Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica urophylla Wall. ex Blume Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica verna Raf. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica veronicifolia F.Dietr. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica verticillata Vahl Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica viminea Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica virulenta Wall. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica wallichiana Steud. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica whitlowii Muhl. ex Wedd. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica whitlowii Whitlow Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Urtica xiphodon Stapf Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 282 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Urtica. Of these 53 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 46 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Urtica. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 282 species names for the genus Urtica recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 53 18.8%
Synonym 33 11.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 196 69.5%

All names

The status of the 328 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Urtica recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 58 17.7%
Synonym 73 22.3%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 197 60.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 282 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Urtica, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 53 33 0 0 86 30.5%
Low confidence 0 0 0 196 196 69.5%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Urtica is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 34 25 0 6 0 65 23.0%
WCSP (in review) 19 8 0 190 0 217 77.0%