Genus: Pilea

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Pilea Lindley, Coll. Bot., plate 4 and text on faciing page. 1821.

List of Pilea Species

References to Pilea

  • Boufford, D. E. 1988. Typification of J. Lunell's names in Adicea Urticaceae. Rhodora 90: 123-126.
  • 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.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1936. Pilea in eastern North America. Contr. Gray Herb. 113: 169-170.
  • 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.
  • Hermann, F. J. 1940. The geographic distribution of Pilea fontana. Torreya 40: 118-120.
  • 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.
  • 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.