Urena lobata

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Urena lobata
Uren loba.jpg
Photo by Wayne Matchett, SpaceCoastWildflowers.com
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Urena
Species: U. lobata
Binomial name
Urena lobata
L.
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Natural range of Urena lobata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Caesarweed

Taxonomic notes

Description

Distribution

Ecology

Phenology

U. lobata has been observed flowering in January and May to December.[1]

Pollination

The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Urena lobata at Archbold Biological Station:[2]

Halictidae: Agapostemon splendens, Halictus poeyi

Megachilidae: Dianthidium floridiense

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.
  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 14 DEC 2016
  2. Deyrup, M.A. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowering plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.