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Boehmeria cylindricaFalse Nettle, Smallspike false nettleUrticaceae 00
Boehmeria glomerulifera Urticaceae 00
Boehmeria longispica UrticaceaeB. spicata. (Thunb.)Thunb. Urtica japonica. U. spicata.11
Boehmeria macrophylla Urticaceae 00
Boehmeria nipononiveaRamieUrticaceae 11
Boehmeria niveaRamie, Chinese Grass, Chinese Silk PlantUrticaceaeB. tenacissima. Gaud.22
Boehmeria spicata Urticaceae 10
Boehmeria tricuspis Urticaceae 11
Cecropia peltataTrumpet Tree, Snakewood, Congo pump, Wild pawpaw, Pop-a-gunUrticaceaeAmbaiba peltata (L.) Kuntze Ambaiba surinamensis (Miq.) Kuntze Cecropia amphichlora Standl. & L.O.Wi33
Debregeasia edulis Urticaceae 21
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