- belonging to the Urticaceae, the nettle family of plants.
Origin of urticaceous
Examples from the Web for urticaceous
Historical Examples of urticaceous
Cann′abin, a resin obtained from the plant Cannabis Indica; Cann′abis, a genus of urticaceous plants, yielding bhang.
It possesses an urticaceous apparatus, which produces an effect similar to the stinging-nettle when applied to the skin.The Ocean World:
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Urticaceae, a family of plants, having small flowers and, in many species, stinging hairs: includes the nettles and pellitory