kids encyclopedia robot

Boehmeria australis facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts


Quick facts for kids
Boehmeria australis
Iconographia generum plantarum (11464999833).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
(unranked):
(unranked):
(unranked):
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Boehmeria
Species:
B. australis
Binomial name
Boehmeria australis
Endl.

Boehmeria australis is a critically endangered large shrub species in the plant family Urticaceae. It is endemic to small islands of Australia and New Zealand.

Subspecies

  • Boehmeria australis subsp. australis — endemic to Norfolk Island. In 2003 only about 33 mature plants were known, but it has been propagated and planted to increase numbers. Plants grow rapidly and have a short lifespan.
  • Boehmeria australis subsp. dealbata — Kermadec Nettle ; occurs in the Raoul and Kermadec Islands and a closely related species is at
  • Boehmeria australis — another subspecies is endemic to Lord Howe Island.
kids search engine
Boehmeria australis Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.