EPPO Global Database

Boehmeria platanifolia(BOHPL)

Code created in: 2014-12-12

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BOHPL
  • Preferred name: Boehmeria platanifolia
  • Authority: Franchet & Savatier


China, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Korea. Cultivated as an ornamental, and for production of fibre. In China, this species is regarded as synonymous with B. tricuspis.

Common names
Name Language
sycamore-leaf false nettle English
ortie de Chine French
ramie à feuilles de platane French
me-yabu-mao Japanese
メヤブマオ Japanese
bā jiǎo má Chinese
八角麻 Chinese
개모시풀 Korean
gae mo si pul Korean