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Laportea aestuans (West Indian Woodnettle) is a species of shrub in the family Urticaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Ceará, Bahia, Maranhao, SãO Paulo, Pernambuco, Acre (Brazil), Cerrado, Espirito Santo, Alagoas, Minas Gerais, Sergipe, RondôNia, Piauí, Pará, AmazôNia, AmazôNia, Tocantins, Mato Grosso, GoiáS, Mata AtlâNtica, ParaíBa, Caatinga, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Norte, Paraná, and Santa Catarina. They have simple, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 1 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of West Indian woodnettle. View this species on GBIF