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Kingdom  Plantae
Scientific name  Elatostema
Order  Rosales
Family  Urticaceae
Rank  Genus
Elatostema Factsheet Elatostema reticulatum
Similar  Pellionia, Urticaceae, Elatostema umbellatum, Debregeasia, Boehmeria

Elatostema garden plants

Elatostema is a genus of flowering plants containing approximately 350 known species in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to tropical forest clearings throughout Australasia, Asia and Africa. There may be as many as 1,000 species of this little-known genus, which is susceptible to deforestation and other forms of human exploitation. Some species, for instance the recently discovered E. fengshanense, show unusual adaptations to growing in deep shade in caves. DNA analysis suggests that the three genera Elastostema, Pellionia, and Pilea be grouped together as one.


Elatostema Elatostema umbellatum

E. repens and E. pulchra are cultivated as houseplants in temperate regions.

Octonary ingredients of elatostema platyphyllum formuls pankaj oudhia s medicinal plant database

Selected Species

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  • Elatostema fengshanense
  • Elatostema grande (Wedd.) P.S.Green – Lord Howe Island
  • Elatostema lineolatum
  • Elatostema malipoense
  • Elatostema montanum Endl. – Norfolk Island
  • Elatostema pleiophlebium
  • Elatostema pulchra
  • Elatostema reticulatum Wedd. – Qld, NSW, Australia
  • Elatostema repens
  • Elatostema rugosum
  • Elatostema stipitatum Wedd. – Qld, NSW, Australia
  • Elatostema umbellatum

  • Elatostema Elatostema reticulatum Useful Tropical Plants
    Elatostema FileElatostema platyphylloides 2jpg Wikimedia Commons
    Elatostema Pellionia daveauana elatostema repens Glasshouse Works
    Elatostema FileElatostema platyphylloides 001jpg Wikimedia Commons


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