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Urticaceae family

Pilea nummulariifolia
(Swartz) Weddell
, Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., sér. 3 18: 225.  1852 “nummulariaefolia.”
Bas.: Urtica nummuariifolia Swartz (1787).

Indigenous quite common creeping herb of road banks, river banks and shady, wet areas at lower elevations.
St. Barthélemy, Antigua, Saba, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Marie Galante, Dominica, St. Lucia, Barbados, Greater Antilles, Mesoamerica.

Pilea nummulariifolia has almost round (c. 2.5cm. long) leaves and spreads along the ground and earth banks forming a carpet.
Pilea involucrata is very hairy, including the leaf surfaces. Leaves vary very much in size.
Pilea inaequalis is quite rare, with shorter leaves (c. 5cm.) with more marked veins and inflorescences often longer than the leaves and tends to be in small patches.
Pilea caribaea is very common and has quite long (c. 12cm) leaves, inflorescences normally shorter than the leaves. It often covers large areas.