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Ayam woodnettle (Laportea interrupta)

Jelatang ayam or ayam woodnettle (Laportea interrupta) is a species of plant in the Urticaceae, annual shrub, stems erect, reddish in color with linear lines, the entire plant is tightly covered with hairs up to 1 mm long and white.

L. interrupta has an erect stem, straight, cylindrical, red with linear lines and filled with white hairs. The leaves grow opposite and have long stalks, cylindrical and reddish green in color.

Dlium Ayam woodnettle (Laportea interrupta)


Leaf blade heart-shaped or broad oblong, base flat, pointed tip, margin serrated, many veins and pinnate, wavy surface, upper side green, underside pale.

The flowers grow in panicles at the time of the leaves and are lined up on long stalks. Woodnettle chickens grow in forests, agricultural lands, abandoned places, open places with lots of sunlight in tropical climates.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Laportea
Species: Laportea interrupta

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