What is another word for Family Urticaceae?
4 synonyms found
[ fˈamɪli ˈɜːtɪkˌe͡ɪsiː], [ fˈamɪli ˈɜːtɪkˌeɪsiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈɜː_t_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ_s_iː]
Family Urticaceae is a plant family that includes a variety of flowering plants and small trees. Its members are distributed throughout the world, and they play important roles in several ecosystems. Synonyms for this family include the nettle family, which refers to the stinging hairs present in some of the species. Another synonym is the breadfruit family, which includes the well-known breadfruit tree, an important crop in many tropical regions. Other notable members include the fig tree, the mulberry tree, and the hemp plant. Despite their diversity, all plants in the Family Urticaceae share some common characteristics, such as the presence of stipules and small flowers.