Pilea trianthemoides

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Pilea trianthemoides
Pilea serpyllifolia - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8711.JPG
Pilea trianthemoides (Pilea serpyllifolia)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Pilea
Species: P. trianthemoides
Binomial name
Pilea trianthemoides
(Sw.) Lindl.

Pilea trianthemoides, the artillery plant, is a species of shrubs or subshrubs in the Urticaceae family, native to Florida and the Caribbean islands, where it grows in waste places and moist thickets. It flowers year round.


  • Pilea microphylla var. trianthemoides
  • Pilea serpyllifolia
  • Urtica trianthemoides