Key to Tasmanian Dicots
1. Urtica incisa (native)
2. U. incisa male flowers, note the stinging hairs on the stem
3. Australina pusilla
4. *Urtica urens
5. *Soleirolia soleirolii(=Helxine soleirolii)

* introduced species

The Urticaceae in Tasmania include some native and some introduced herb species. The best known are stinging nettles (Urtica species), with their stinging hairs. However, the other genera (e.g. Australina, Soleirolia and Parietaria) do not have stinging hairs. The family has abundant, very small, usually unisexual flowers
Key to genera
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List of Genera