URTICACEAE - Nettle Family

Annual or perennial herbs frequently armed with stinging hairs.

Flowers usually unisexual. Leaves opposite or alternate.

In Cyprus two genera and 7 species


• Parietaria cretica - Cretan Pellitory

• Parietaria judaica - Pellitory of the Wall

• Parietaria lusitanica - Portugese Pellitory

 

• Urtica dioica - Stinging Nettle

• Urtica membranacea - Membranous Nettle

Urtica pilulifera - Roman Nettle

• Urtica urens - Small Nettle