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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Male flowers
 Urera baccifera
Family: Urticaceae
Ortiga Brava
Origin: Central America, South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

The plant is covered in spines and stinging hairs. The inflorescence is a pink or purple cluster of flowers, and the plant is dioecious, with male and female parts on different plants. The spongy, juicy fruit is green or pinkish.


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 Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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The ripe (whitish and larger) and young immature (pinkish and smaller) fruits
Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Female flowers
Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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Female flowers
Urera baccifera, Ortiga Brava

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