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Useful Temperate Plants

Boehmeria sieboldiana

Blume

Urticaceae

+ Synonyms

Boehmeria formosana Hayata

Boehmeria hirtella Satake

Boehmeria nakaiana Satake

Boehmeria platyphylla stricta C.H.Wright

Boehmeria pseudosieboldiana Honda

Boehmeria stenostachya Satake

Boehmeria taquetii Nakai

Duretia hirtella (Satake) Nakai

Duretia nakaiana (Satake) Nakai

Duretia sieboldiana (Blume) Nakai

Duretia taquetii (Nakai) Nakai

Common Name:

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General Information

Boehmeria sieboldiana is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial plant, often robust and thick stemmed (up to 8mm in diameter), growing up to 130cm tall[
1106
Title
The Old World species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae, tribus Boehmerieae). A taxonomic revision
Publication
Blumea 58, 2013: 85-216
Author
Wilmot-Dear C.M. & Friis I.
Website
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea
Publisher
 
Year
2013
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive revision of the genus.
].
The plant is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations. It is sometimes grown as an ornmental in gardens, valued as an architectural plant and for its ability to attract pollinating insects to its flowers.
Boehmeria sieboldiana is known from more than 200 collections from many different locations in a wide range of habitats, and some of these collections are recent. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
1106
Title
The Old World species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae, tribus Boehmerieae). A taxonomic revision
Publication
Blumea 58, 2013: 85-216
Author
Wilmot-Dear C.M. & Friis I.
Website
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea
Publisher
 
Year
2013
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive revision of the genus.
].

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1106
Title
The Old World species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae, tribus Boehmerieae). A taxonomic revision
Publication
Blumea 58, 2013: 85-216
Author
Wilmot-Dear C.M. & Friis I.
Website
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea
Publisher
 
Year
2013
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive revision of the genus.

Range

E. Asia - southeast China, central and southern Japan, South Korea (Jeju ‘Quelpart’ Island)

Habitat

Dense forest on Eocene limestone, littoral forest, secondary forest, thickets, margins of cultivation, often in partial sun in moist soil by streams or on coral; at elevations up to 1,400 metres[
1106
Title
The Old World species of Boehmeria (Urticaceae, tribus Boehmerieae). A taxonomic revision
Publication
Blumea 58, 2013: 85-216
Author
Wilmot-Dear C.M. & Friis I.
Website
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/nhn/blumea
Publisher
 
Year
2013
ISBN
 
Description
A comprehensive revision of the genus.
]

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitPerennial
Height1.30 m
Cultivation StatusOrnamental, Wild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

An extract of the whole plant is used as an ingredient in commercial cosmetic preparations as a skin conditioner[
1243
Title
CosIng
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/cosing/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2024-07-14. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Boehmeria+sieboldiana>

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