baccifera (L.) Gaudich
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Keywords in this picture :
- Spines prickles etc
- Flower & fruit
- Plant parts
Places where this species can be found :
- Mt. Granby estate (from Mt. Ne - GRENADA
DescriptionA vicious nettle tree to 7m tall. Alternate leaves, with stalks up to 17cm long, blades to 25cm long with large teeth.
InterestUrera - from L ure, sting or burn. Touching the plant can be like getting an electric shock followed by intense pain.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, D.Jules
LocationTop of track at Mt. Granby estate, along stream. Nutmeg growing area, with Andira, Guavas etc.
Notesvicious looking nettle, with 2-3cm diam. woody stem. 30cm long ovate leaves. Stems with prickles. Red pedicels.