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Pilea  Lindl.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 19129

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): clearweed [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyUrticaceae  – nettles  
                               GenusPilea Lindl. – clearweed  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pilea depressa (Sw.) Blume – depressed clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb. – lesser clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea grandifolia Blume  
                                  Species Pilea herniarioides (Sw.) Lindl. – Caribbean clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea inaequalis (Juss. ex Poir.) Wedd. – West Indian clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea involucrata (Sims) Urb. – friendship plant 
                                  Species Pilea krugii Urb. – Krug's clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea leptophylla Urb. – Puerto Rico clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea margarettae Britton – Margarett's clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea microphylla (L.) Liebm. – rockweed 
                                  Species Pilea multicaulis Urb. – Liquillo Mountain clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea nummulariifolia (Sw.) Wedd. – creeping charlie 
                                  Species Pilea parietaria (L.) Blume – verdolaguilla 
                                  Species Pilea peploides (Gaudich.) Hook. & Arn. – Pacific Island clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea pumila (L.) A. Gray – Canada clearweed, Canadian clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea richardii Urb. – Richard's clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea rivoriae Wedd. – Antilles clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea sanctae-crucis Liebm. – Virgin Island clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea semidentata (Juss. ex Poir.) Wedd. – cliffside clearweed 
                                  Species Pilea tenerrima Miq. – musgo 
                                  Species Pilea trianthemoides (Sw.) Lindl. – artillery plant 
                                  Species Pilea yunquensis (Urb.) Britton & P. Wilson – mountain clearweed 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pilea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pilea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pilea   
  Source: Urticaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
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