pilea definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of apetalous natural herbs associated with order Urticaceæ, tribe Urticeæ, and subtribe Procrideæ, distinguished because of the equilateral opposite leaves and loosely branched or significantly condensed greenish cymes.
    • [lowercase] Plural of pileum.
    • low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage

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