Dendrocnide


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Dendrocnide

genus of Australian rainforest trees in family Urticaraciae. Stinging hairs on the foliage cause severe irritation and vesication of skin on contact; contains a toxic peptide moroidin. Includes D. excelsa, D. moroides, D. photinophylla. Called also Laportea spp., stinger, gympie.
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16: 189, 1937 (accepted name: Dendrocnide stimulans (L.
introduced) Centipeda cunninghamii * * * Centipeda minima * * * * Centipeda thespidioides * * Chamaesyce drummondii * * Chenopodium cristatum * * Chrysopogon fallax * * * Cleome viscosa * * * Commersonia bartramia * Corchorus cunninghamii * Cymbopogon obtectus * * * * Cyperus gymnocaulos/ * * * * vaginatus Dendrocnide excelsa * * * Dendrocnide photinophylla * Digitaria brownii * * * * Dodonaea truncatiales * Duboisia hopwoodii * Duboisia myoporoides * * Enteropogon species * * * Eragrostis australasica * * Eremophila gilesii * Eremophila mitchellii * * Eucalyptus agglomerata * Eucalyptus crebra * * * Eucalyptus obliqua * Eucalyptus sideroxylon * * * Evolvulus alsinoides * * * ?