Pilea involucrata

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Friendship plant
Pilea involucrata, Jardín Botánico, Múnich, Alemania 2012-04-21, DD 02.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Pilea
Species: P. involucrata
Binomial name
Pilea involucrata

Pilea involucrata, commonly called the friendship plant,[1] is a bushy trailing plant which is sometimes cultivated, especially where high humidity can be provided, such as in a terrarium.[2][3] It is native to Central and South America.[2]


  1. ^ "Pilea involucrata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 3 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Pilea involucrata". Kemper Center for home gardening. 
  3. ^ R.W. Henley, A.R. Chase and L.S. Osborne. "Pilea Production Guide: CFREC-A Foliage Plant Research Note RH-91-28". 

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