North Carolina Zoological Park
Catalog #: NCZP00000582
Occurrence ID (GUID): 16ac2f06-c2ff-429e-b67a-ce8bccf2f255
Secondary Catalog #: NCZP00000582
Taxon: Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich.
Determiner: Diamond, Pete (1997-11-24)
Collector: Diamond, Pete   258   
Date: 1997-11-24
Verbatim Date: 24 November 1997
Locality: United States, North Carolina, Randolph, Growing in two locations in the RJ Reynolds Forest Aviary, planter 2A. North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro
35.627376  -79.754825 +-28m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: = R J Reynolds Forest Aviary, NC Zoological Patk
Habitat: Nearest to glass in relatively well lit position.
Description: Robust herb. Broad ovate leaves, dark green and hispid above; silvery beneath due to presence of flocose hairs.; petioles with deciduous, paired linear stipules above 1 cm. Inflorescences are pendulous, axillary spikes; achene enclosed in scarious, pubescent calyx. Stems and petioles hisped; the latter to 2 m.
Reproductive Condition: FR
Notes: Cultivated or Captive
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Record ID: 16ac2f06-c2ff-429e-b67a-ce8bccf2f255
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Dr. Lisa Kelly (
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