Genus:
Acalypha L.

Acalypha macrostachya Jacq.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used as a poison and a medicine and has environmental uses.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 10–2000 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Atlántico, Bogotá DC, Bolívar, Boyacá, Cauca, Cesar, Chocó, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdale
Habit
Tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC. National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 10 - 2000 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Árbol
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Acalypha macrostachya Jacq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Linden [974] K000913012 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2010 Lehmann, F.C. [4818], Colombia K000913006 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2010 Lehmann, F.C. [4818], Colombia K000913007 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2010 Smith, H.H. [1433], Colombia K000913010 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2000 Bang, M. [2391], Bolivia K000600504 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2000 Sandeman, C. [5038], Peru K000716400
Jan 1, 2000 Wurdack, J.J. [2042], Peru K000716401
Jan 1, 2000 Spruce, R. [4298], Peru K000600502 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2000 Spruce, R. [4298], Peru K000600501 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2000 Williams, R.S. [656], Bolivia K000600503 Unknown type material
Aug 1, 1992 Soejarto, D. D. [267], Colombia K000716403
Aug 1, 1992 Linden [974] K000913013 isolectotype
Aug 1, 1992 Plowman, T. [3186], Colombia K000716402
Aug 1, 1992 Kalbreyer, W. [902], Colombia K000913014
Jun 1, 1992 Smith, H.H. [1433], Colombia K000913011 Unknown type material
Krukoff, B.A. [4876], Brazil K001206748
Prance, G.T. [9667], Brazil K001206747
Mexia, Y. [5022], Brazil Acalypha macrostachya var. hirsutissima K001206750
Krukoff, B.A. [4522], Brazil Acalypha macrostachya var. hirsutissima K001206749
May 1, 1991 s.coll. [1388], Colombia Acalypha callosa K000600660 isolectotype
May 1, 1991 Hartweg [1388], Colombia Acalypha callosa K000600659 lectotype
Jan 1, 1998 Spruce, R. [6147], Ecuador Acalypha heterodonta var. hirsuta K000600661
May 1, 1991 Triana, J. [3877], Colombia Acalypha cancana K000600658 isolectotype
Hicks, J.B. [458], Costa Rica Acalypha hicksii K000600580 Unknown type material

First published in Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 63 (1797)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Linares, J.L. (2003 publ. 2005). Lista comentado de los árboles nativos y cultivados en la República de El Salvador Ceiba; a Scientific and Technical Journal Published by Zamorano 44: 105-268.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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