Definition of Boehmeria
1. Noun. False nettle.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Urticaceae, Nettle Family, Urticaceae
Member holonyms: Bog Hemp, False Nettle, Boehmeria Nivea, China Grass, Chinese Silk Plant, Ramee, Ramie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boehmeria
Literary usage of Boehmeria
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"Other species require to be tested, among them the one which was discovered in Lord Howe's Island, namely, boehmeria ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1851)
"... of this species we must refer to our first volume of the ' Kew Garden Miscellany," and to Dr. Campbell's Memoir above quoted. TAB. VII. boehmeria Puya ..."
3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1852)
"boehmeria NIVEA, Gaud. Chinese, Boehmer-Nettle, or Chinese Grass-Plant. ... boehmeria nivea, Gaudich., in Frey. Voy. Bot. p. 499 (excl. syn. Humph. ..."