Urtica angustifolia Fisch. ex Hornem.

First published in Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl.: 107 (1819)
This name is a synonym of Urtica dioica var. holosericea

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Grosse-Veldmann, B. & Weigend, M. (2015). Weeding the nettles III: names nonsense versus names morphotypes in European Urtica dioica L. (Urticaceae). Phytotaxa 208(4): 239-260. [Cited as Urtica dioica var. holosericea.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources. [Cited as Urtica angustifolia.]
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Malyshev, L.I. (2003). Flora of Siberia 5: 1-305. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth. [Cited as Urtica angustifolia.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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