Family: Urticaceae

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Last Modified 03/19/2013

List of Urticaceae Genera

References to Urticaceae

  • Angelo, R.; Boufford, D. E. 2010. Atlas of the flora of New England: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Rhodora 112: 244-326.
  • Bassett, I. J.; Crompton, C. W.; Woodland, D. W. 1974. The family Urticaceae in Canada. Canad. J. Bot. 52: 503-516.
  • Boufford, D. E. 1988. Typification of J. Lunell's names in Adicea Urticaceae. Rhodora 90: 123-126.
  • Chew, W. L. 1969. A monograph of Laportea (Urticaceae). Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 25: 111-178.
  • Cid-Benevento, C. R. 1987. Relative effects of light, soil moisture availability, and vegetation size on sex ratio of two monecious woodland annual herbs Acalypha rhomboidea Euphorbiaceae and Pilea pumila Urticaceae. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 114: 293-306.
  • Crane, P. R.; Blackmore, S. (eds.) (1989): 1989. Evolution, systematics and fossil history of the Hamamelidae. 2 Vols. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1936. Pilea in eastern North America. Contr. Gray Herb. 113: 169-170.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1997. Flora of North America, Volume 3. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Oxford University Press, New York. , 590 pages.
  • Glawe, G. A. 2007. Inheritance of progeny sex ratio in Urtica dioica. J. Evol. Biol. 20: 133-140.
  • Glawe, G. A.; de Jong, T. J. 2005. Environmental conditions affect sex expression in monoecious, but not in male and female plants of Urtica dioica. Sexual Pl. Reprod. 17: 253-260.
  • Gould, A. M. A.; Gorchov, D. L. 2000. Effects of the exotic invasive shrub Lonicera maackii on the survival and fecundity of three species of native annuals. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 144: 36-50.
  • Hardin, E. D.; Wistendahl, W. A. 1983. The effects of floodplain trees on herbaceous vegetation patterns, micro topography, and litter. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 110: 23-30.
  • Hermann, F. J. 1940. The geographic distribution of Pilea fontana. Torreya 40: 118-120.
  • Hoppes, W. G. 1988. Seedfall pattern of several species of bird-dispersed plants in an Illinois woodland. Ecology 69: 320-329.
  • Klimesova, J. 1994. The effects of timing and duration of floods on growth of young plants of Phalaris arundinacea L. and Urtica dioica L.: An experimental study. Aquatic Botany 48: 21-29.
  • Kravtsova, T. I.; Friis, I.; Wilmot-Dear, C. M. 2000. Morphology and anatomy of fruits in New World Boehmeria in relation to taxonomy. Kew Bull. 55: 43-62.
  • Leck, M. A. 1996. Germination of macrophytes from a Delaware River tidal freshwater wetland. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 123: 48-67.
  • Lersten, N. R.; Curtis, J. D. 1991. Laminar hydathodes in Urticaceae, survey of tribes and anatomical observations on Pilea pumila and Urtica dioica. Pl. Syst. Evol. 176: 179-204.
  • Luna, T. 2001. Propagation protocol for stinging nettle (Urtica dioica). Native Plants J. 2: 110-111.
  • Mears, J. A. 1973. Chemical constituents and systematics of Amentiferae. Brittonia 25(4): 385-94.
  • Menges, E. S. 1990. Environmental correlations with male, female, and clonal biomass allocation in the forest herb Laportea canadensis. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 124: 171-180.
  • Milberg, P.; Andersson, L. 1997. Seasonal variation in dormancy and light sensitivity in buried seeds of eight annual weed species. Canad. J. Bot. 75: 1998-2004.
  • Miller, N. G. 1971. The genera of Urticaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 52: 40-68.
  • Monro, A. K. 2006. Revision of species-rich genera: A phylogenetic framework for the strategic revision of Pilea (Urticaceae) based on cpDNA, nrDNA, and morphology. Amer. J. Bot. 93: 426-441.
  • Monro, A.; Spencer, M. A. 2005. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Urticaceae. Taxon 54: 796-798.
  • Neff, K. P.; Baldwin, A. H. 2005. Seed dispersal into wetlands: Techniques and results for a restored tidal freshwater marsh. Wetlands 25: 392-404.
  • Olsen, C. 1921. The ecology of Urtica dioica. J. Ecol. 9: 1-18.
  • Qui, Y. L. 1998. Phylogenetics of the Hamamelidae and their allies: parsimony analysis of nucleotide sequences of the plastid gene rbcL. Int. J. Plant Sci. 159: 891-905.
  • Srutek, M.; Teckelmann, M. 1998. Review of biology and ecology of Urtica dioica. Preslia 70: 1-19.
  • Stafford, P. J. 1988. Evolution, systematics, and fossil history of the Hamamelidae.
  • Stern, W. L. 1973. Development of the amentiferous concept. Brittonia 25(4): 316-33.
  • Stone, D. E. 1973. Patterns in the evolution of amentiferous fruits. Brittonia 25(4): 371-84.
  • Thorn1. 1973. The "Amentiferae" or Hamamelidae as an artificial group: a summary treatment. Brittonia 25(4): 395-405.
  • Weddell, H. A. 1856. Monographie de la famille des Urticacees. Paris.
  • Wiegrefe, S. J.; Sytsma, K. J.; Guries, R. P. 1998. The Ulmaceae, one family or two? Evidence from chloroplast DNA restriction site mapping. Pl. Syst. Evol. 210: 249-270.
  • Wilmot-Dear, C. M.; Friis, I. 1996. The New World Species of Boehmeria and Pouzolzia (Urticaceae, tribus Boehmerieae). A taxonomic revision. Opera Bot. 129: 1-103.
  • Woodland, D. W. 1982. Biosystematics of the perennial North American taxa of Urtica. II. Taxonomy. Syst. Bot. 7: 282-290.
  • Woodland, D. W. 1982. Biosystematics of the perennial North American taxa of Urtica. I. Chromosome number, hybridization, and palynology. Syst. Bot. 7: 269-281.
  • Woodland, D. W.; Bassett, I. J.; Crompton, C. W. 1976. The annual species of stinging nettle (Hesperocnide and Urtica) in North America. Canad. J. Bot. 54: 374-383.