|Species||Silvery, referring to the leaf underside.|
|Synonyms||Urtica argentea G. Forst.|
|Common Names||White Mulberry, Australia Mulberry|
|Native Distribution||Northern Australia|
A shrub or small tree, Pipturus argenteus is common in open wastelands and forest edges. The red petioles are almost as long as the leaves. The leaf margins are serrated at the lower half, and white-coloured at the lower surface.
A small tree about 4m at Punggol, 2019.
A branch, note the red long petioles.
Leaf, upper and lower surface. Note the serrated lower half of the margins.
Caterpillars of the Malayan Eggfly.