|NAME Latin Urere to Burn
FORM Fiberous herbs, shrubs and small trees.
Species 550 in our area 13 (Gray); 8 (B&B)43
Distribution Mostly in the tropics
Flowers small and inconspicuous, unisexual, borne in clusters in the leaf axils.
#Parts 0 petals calyx 4-5 lobes
Leaves Simple opposite or alternate many with stinging hairs