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Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund. Daniel H. Janzen. Year: 2011.   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Urera baccifera (Scratchbush) is a species of tree in the family Urticaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It is native to U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Amazônia, Santa Catarina, Amazônia, Minas Gerais, Mata Atlântica, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Distrito Federal, Sergipe, Acre (Brazil), Paraná, Rio Grande do Norte, Pará, Mato Grosso, São Paulo, Caatinga, Rondônia, Espirito Santo, Amapá, Goiás, Pernambuco, Ceará, Piauí, Cerrado, Alagoas, Maranhao, Paraíba, Roraima, Rio Grande do Sul, Tocantins, and Bahia. Scratchbush has simple, broad leaves. It is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 6.5 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of scratchbush. View this species on GBIF