Acalypha petiolaris Hochst.

First published in Flora 28: 83 (1845)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2009). African flowering plants database, Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria version 3.1 http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/bd/cjb/africa/.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Acalypha brachiata.]
  • 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. [Cited as Acalypha brachiata.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Krauss [367] South Africa K000431110 Type Yes
Drège, C. [s.n.] South Africa K000431111 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drège, C. [s.n.] South Africa K000431109 Unknown Type Material Yes
Krauss [319] South Africa K000431112 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1949 Semsei, S.R. [FH2480] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452708 No
Newbould, J.B.; Harley, R.M. [4215] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452721 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [5261] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452675 No
Harley, R.M. [9272] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452722 No
Kisena [1384] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452711 No
Quartin-Dillon; Petit [90] Ethiopia Acalypha villicaulis K000431031 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burtt, B.D. [1044] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452731 No
Pirozynski, K.A. [P29] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452725 No
Mahinde, S. [HCM56] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452702 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [5379] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452673 No
Iversen, S.T.; Pocs, T.; Persson, E.; Mziray, W.R. [87128] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452690 No
Newbould, J.B.; Jefford, T.G. [2418] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452719 No
Richards, M.; Arasululu, S. [28695] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452728 No
Lovett, J.; Sidwell, K.; Kayombo, C.J. [3785] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452736 No
Newbould, J.B.; Jefford, T.G. [2383] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452717 No
Lovett, J.; Kayombo, C.J. [3289A] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452737 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [4512] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452678 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [3088] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452695 No
Clutton-Brock, T.H. [482] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452713 No
Haarer, A.E. [531] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452689 No
Polhill, R.M.; Paulo, S. [1116] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452729 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [1155] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452681 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [4648] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452677 No
Richards, M.; Arasululu, S. [29011] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452727 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Mwangi, J. [7744] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452749 No
Schimper [737] Ethiopia Acalypha villicaulis K000431033 Type Yes
Schimper [737] Ethiopia Acalypha villicaulis K000431032 Type Yes
Bally, P.R.O. [5804] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452699 No
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2391] Botswana Acalypha villicaulis K001589989 Yes
Luke, W.R.Q.; Luke, P.A. [5587] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452743 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [1118] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452682 No
Dawkins, H.C. [453] Uganda Acalypha villicaulis K:SPC-04326.000 No
Archbold, M.E. [3104] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452691 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [5613B] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452672 No
Burtt, B.D. [1707] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452688 No
Greenway, P.J.; Kanuri, K. [14289] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452741 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Mwangi, J. [7496] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452750 No
Richards, H.M.; Arasululu, S. [26149] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452716 No
Mwasumbi, L.B. [DSM505] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452733 No
Bullock, A.A. [2288] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452706 No
Faulkner [1395] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452698 No
Welch, J.R. [55] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452704 No
Richards, H.M. [11747] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452723 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [1499] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452680 No
Schimper [781] Ethiopia Acalypha villicaulis K000431034 Type Yes
Schimper [781] Ethiopia Acalypha villicaulis K000431035 Type Yes
Gillman, H. [484] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452684 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [2758] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452696 No
Bruce, E.M. [311] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452735 No
Archbold, M.E. [2827] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452692 No
Greenway, P.J.; Kanuri, K. [15340] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452732 No
Sanane, M. [203] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452714 No
Thulin, M.; Mhoro, B. [922] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452740 No
Lovett, J.; Sidwell, K.; Kayombo, C.J. [3941] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452746 No
Hasegawa, T.O.M. [57] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452712 No
Boaler, S.B. [482] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452724 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [5189] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452674 No
Koritschoner, H. [842] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452700 No
Llyod, H.M. [24] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452710 No
Richards, M. [18672] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452742 No
Chevalier, A. [5495] Central African Republic Acalypha villicaulis K000431044 Unknown Type Material Yes
Richards, M. [28627] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452726 No
Bjornstad, A. [AB1216] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452739 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Mwangi, J. [7078] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452697 No
Ruffo, C.K.; Kisena [3216] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452748 No
Mwasumbi, L.B.; Harder, D.K.; Mwangoka, R.E. [16577] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452745 No
Faulkner [4679] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452694 No
Pirozynski, K.A. [P654] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452715 No
Hornby [2054] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452730 No
Bidgood, S.C.; Vollesen, K.B.; Abdallah, R. [1815] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452747 No
Smith, F.G.S. [1148] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452703 No
Richards, H.M. [11153] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452720 No
Koritschoner, H. [1880A] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452683 No
Kirk, J. [s.n.] Mozambique Acalypha villicaulis K000431090 Type Yes
Tanner, R.E.S. [4849] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452676 No
Lovett, J.; Congdon, T.C.E. [1066] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452685 No
Newbould, J.B.; Jefford, T.G. [2417] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452718 No
Tanner, R.E.S. [4182] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452679 No
Lovett, J.; Sidwell, K.; Kayombo, C.J. [3580] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452738 No
Polhill, R.M.; Paulo, S. [2360] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452687 No
Haerdi, F. [412O] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452734 No
Thomas, L. [94] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452707 No
Magogo [356] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452693 No
Richards, H.M. [24795] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452686 No
Mbago, F. [1048] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452701 No
Gereau, R.E.; Lovett, J.; Kyalawa, C.O.; Mbwambo, Z.H. [3057] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452744 No
Thomas, L. [3] Tanzania Acalypha villicaulis K000452705 No
Luke, W. R. Q.; abuye, C.; Festo, L.; Ntore, S. [17726] Uganda Acalypha brachiata K001598529 Yes

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