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Definition of Australian nettle
Australian nettleNettle Net"tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel,
OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla;
cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.)
A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp
hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation.
Urtica gracitis is common in the Northern, and U.
cham[ae]dryoides in the Southern, United States. the common
European species, U. urens and U. dioica, are also found
in the Eastern united States. U. pilulifera is the Roman
nettle of England.
Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related
to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as:
Australian nettle, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus
Laportea (as L. gigas and L. moroides); -- also
called nettle tree.
Bee nettle, Hemp nettle, a species of Galeopsis. See
Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of
False nettle (B[ae]hmeria cylindrica), a plant common in
the United States, and related to the true nettles.
Hedge nettle, a species of Stachys. See under Hedge.
Horse nettle (Solanum Carolinense). See under Horse.
(a) Same as Hackberry.
(b) See Australian nettle (above).
Spurge nettle, a stinging American herb of the Spurge
family (Jatropha urens).
Wood nettle, a plant (Laportea Canadensis) which stings
severely, and is related to the true nettles.
Nettle cloth, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and
used as a substitute for leather for various purposes.
Nettle rash (Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the
effects of whipping with nettles.
Sea nettle (Zo["o]l.), a medusa.
Meaning of Australian nettle from wikipedia
- often known
as common nettle
, stinging nettle
(although not all plants
of this species
sting) or nettle
leaf, or just a nettle
or stinger, is a herbaceous...
- Nettle refers
to any of various plant
may also refer
to: HMS Nettle
, various ships
with the name USS Nettle
, two ships
USCGC Nettle (WAK-169)...
- scrub nettle
, stinging nettle
, and tall nettle
, is an upright perennial
and southern Australia
(born 24 December
1973) is a former Australian Senator
of the Australian Greens
in New South
at the 2001...
as annual nettle
, dwarf nettle
, small nettle
, dog nettle
or burning nettle
, is a herbaceous annual flowering plant species
in the nettle family
- Geoffrey Arthur Akeroyd Nettle
AC (born 2 December
1950) is a Justice
of the High Court
, the highest court
in the Australian court
- excelsa, also called Australian nettle
tree, fibrewood, gimpi
gimpi, giant stinging
tree, gympie, is a rainforest
tree of eastern Australia
. It occurs
Cr**** may refer
to: Streams Nettle
Cr**** (Gr**** River), New York, United States Nettle
Cr**** (Mad River), Ohio, United States Nettle
- Urticaceae. Many species
have stinging hairs
and may be called nettles
or stinging nettles
name applies particularly
carolinense, the Carolina
horsenettle, is not a true nettle
, but a member
of the Solanaceae, or nightshade
family. It is a perennial
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