Acalypha L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1003 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical to N. America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Aldabra, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South China Sea, South Dakota, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

St.Helena

Introduced into:

Bulgaria, Canary Is., Chagos Archipelago, Hawaii, Italy, Line Is., Madeira, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Rodrigues, Seychelles, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tuamotu, Turkey, Ukraine, West Siberia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balakrishnan, N.P. & Chakrabarty, T. (2007). The family Euphorbiaceae in India. A synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography: 1-500. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun.
  • 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.
  • Sagun, V.G., Levin, G.A. & van Welzen, P.C. (2010). Revision and phylogeny of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) in Malesia. Blumea 55: 21-60.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 16: 12 (1924).
  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 880

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 436 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl.: 1003 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • G.P. 3(1): 311 (1880)
  • Hutch. in F.T.A. 6(1): 880 (1912)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 436 (1754)
  • Muell. Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 799 (1866)
  • Pax in E.P. IV. 147(16): 12 (1924)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1003 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jacobs, M. [5140] 31295.000 No
McWhister, J. [195], Madagascar 32189.000 No
Hinton, G.B. [8622], México State K000476913 No
Hinton, G.B. [11999], Michoacán K000476915 No
Hinton, G.B. [9737], Guerrero K000476917 No
Hinton, G.B. [10470], Guerrero K000476925 No
Hinton, G.B. [205], México State K000476926 No
Boog [s.n.], Brazil K001206771 Yes
Roque, N. [4515], Brazil K001206781 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001206814 Yes
Ferreira, A.R. [1011] K001206811 Yes
Harley, R.M. [28530], Brazil K001206780 Yes
Burchell [7513], Brazil K001206787 Yes
Gardner [1996], Brazil K001206795 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [10548], Guerrero K000476930 No
Forzza, R.C. [2966], Brazil K001206803 Yes
Silva, D.C. [86], Brazil K001206801 Yes
Graham [s.n.], Brazil K001206815 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [12083], Michoacán K000476918 No
Hinton, G.B. [5065], México State K000476924 No
Trail, J.W.H. [748], Brazil K001206813 Yes
Plowman, T. [2765], Brazil K001206777 Yes
Burchell [1370], Brazil K001206785 Yes
Oliveira, M. [23], Brazil K001206804 Yes
Preston, T.A. [126], Brazil K001206774 Yes
Gibert [70], Brazil K001206782 Yes
Gonzalez Ortega, J. [1635], Mexico K000503125 No
Hinton, G.B. [10693], Guerrero K000476916 No
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K001206791 Yes
Guillemin [189], Brazil K001206807 Yes
Russell, P. [Cat. no. s.n.], Indian Subcontinent K001132528 Yes
Giulietti, A.M. [1669], Brazil K001206776 Yes
Silva, S.B. [315], Brazil K001206778 Yes
Anderson, W.R. [36932], Brazil K001206783 Yes
Palmer, E.W. [331], Tamaulipas K000476928 No
Rusby, H.H. [1258], Brazil K001206784 Yes
Oliveira, M. [7], Brazil K001206796 Yes
Lyonnet, E. [2154], Mexico K000503126 No
Plowman, T. [12917], Brazil K001206786 Yes
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K001206792 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [2697], México State K000476923 No
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K001206816 Yes
Burchell [7846], Brazil K001206790 Yes
Dusén [117], Brazil K001206809 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [8265], México State K000476927 No
Kirkbride, J.H. Jr. [4342], Brazil K001206775 Yes
Figueiredo, L. [131], Brazil K001206802 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [6436], Brazil K001206779 Yes
Talbot, H.F. [s.n.] K001206769 Yes
Gardner [721], Brazil K001206768 Yes
Gardner [1996], Brazil K001206794 Yes
Tessmann, G. [6135], Brazil K001206770 Yes
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K001206812 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [3005], Brazil K001206799 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [350], México State K000476920 No
Gardner [721], Brazil K001206773 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [2707], Brazil K001206797 Yes
Burchell [2956], Brazil K001206793 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [1673], México State K000476922 No
Saint-Hilaire, A. [1338], Brazil K001206805 Yes
Forzza, R.C. [2813], Brazil K001206798 Yes
Krukoff, B.A. [4677], Brazil K001206808 Yes
Tschá, M. [66], Brazil K001206800 Yes
Burchell [5938], Brazil K001206789 Yes
s.coll. [1992], Brazil K001206772 Yes
Palmer, E.W. [505], Tamaulipas K000476929 No
Trail, J.W.H. [745], Brazil K001206810 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [8737], México State K000476914 No
Saint-Hilaire [5192], Brazil K001206806 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [10286], Guerrero K000476919 No
Hinton, G.B. [3897], México State K000476921 No
Burchell [8038], Brazil K001206788 Yes

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