Galapagos Species Database

The Galapagos Species Database shares the information about the species from our Natural History Collections.

Pilea depressa (Sw.) Blume

ortiga, giant baby's tears, depressed clearweed

Taxonomy

Domain
Eukaryota

Kingdom
Plantae

Phylum
Magnoliophyta

Class
Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)

Order
Urticales

Family
Urticaceae

Genus
Pilea

Species
depressa

Taxon category: Accepted

Taxon origin: Introduced - established

Introduction

Mode of introduction: Intentional

Introduction Pathway: Intentional

Subpathway: Agriculture/Horticulture

Introduced status: Human dependent

Invasive status: Potentially Invasive

Year of first record: 2003

Distribution

Map of specimen collection localities or observation records for this species in our collections database.

References

  • Tropicos.org. (2017) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden. 06 Oct 2017 <http://www.tropicos.org
  • Guézou, A. Trueman, M., Buddenhagen, E., Chamorro, S., Guerrero, A.M., Pozo, P., Atkinson, R. (2010) An extensive Alien Plan Inventory from the Inhabited Areas of Galapagos Plos One/ www.plosone.org. Volume 5/ Issue 4/e10276
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"Galapagos Species Database, Pilea depressa", dataZone. Charles Darwin Foundation, https://datazone.darwinfoundation.org/en/checklist/?species=2075. Accessed 21 April 2024.