Acalypha L. Species. Acalypha alopecuroides Jacq. = Acalypha alopecuroidea var. glandulifera Klotzsch. = Acalypha alopecuroides f. polycephala . Acalypha alopecuroides is a species of plants with 0 observations. You are here: Home / Plant Details. Acalypha alopecuroides Jacq. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Synonyms: PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES. Growth Habit(s): herb.

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The synonym Acalypha villosa var. Some duplicates of this collection from G and W herbaria also show an original label with the numberin addition of The voucher cited C. Anderssonof which we found two sheets in S herbarium.

Acalypha stellata 7b Female inflorescences generally axillary, rarely terminal, subtending bracts and styles without stellate hairs 5.

Cardiel, Madsen et al. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Two of them are endemic: Acalypha subcastrata was described based on a single collection, N.

Iguago correspond to Acalypha stachyura Pax. Female inflorescences terminal, subtending bracts and styles with stellate hairs. Acalypha subcastrata 5b Female inflorescences axillary, bracts with triangular lobes cut ca. We kindly thank the axalypha and staff of the aforementioned herbaria for facilitating the study of their specimens. Materials and methods We studied Ecuadorian collections aca,ypha Acalypha from the following herbaria: Associated with dry deciduous forest, savanna and thickets.

Leaf blade generally broadly ovate-lanceolate; accrescent bracts with glandular hairs ca. Bonifaz and CornejoCardielDe la Torre et al. Leaf blade with 9—13 veins per side; stipules inconspicuous, ca. Key to species Subgenus Linostachys 1a Leaf blade palmately nerved, brightly colored minute resinous droplets present, mainly on lower surface Acalypha padifolia 12a Plants with both unisexual and bisexual inflorescences 13 12b Plants with all the inflorescences unisexual 14 13a Leaf blade generally triangular-lanceolate, palmately nerved 4.


We reviewed all the collections cited by Webster and Ulloa Ulloa and Neill aclypha, solving the doubts raised by some names.

Comprehensive acalypah information is supplied and 13 lectotypes are designated. Botanical Garden Press, 5: Results Our work records 20 accepted species of Acalypha for continental Ecuador. See comments about this synonym in Cardiel Catalogue to the species of Acalypha of continental Ecuador We designate as lectotype a fragment of the first one, preserved in F herbarium.

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We found only two Ecuadorian collection of this species, which is widely distributed in Central America, Venezuela and Colombia. Habitat in India, tab. Palacios corresponds to Acalypha stachyura Pax.

Articles from PhytoKeys are provided here courtesy of Pensoft Publishers. Acalypha diversifolia 14a Leaf blade pinnately nerved 15 14b Leaf blade palmately nerved 16 15a Leaf blade generally obovate, the base subcuneate; female inflorescences 7—15 cm long 3.

Poeppig described Acalypha cuneata based on four Peruvian collections: Doubtful taxon not found in Ecuador fide Cardiel The state of the knowledge of the genus in South America includes updated national floristic treatments Cardiel, Levinand checklists Bacigalupo and MulguraBerry et al.

Petioles less than 1 cm long. We studied Ecuadorian collections of Acalypha from the following herbaria: Acalypha cuspidata 13b Leaf blade elliptic-lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, pinnately nerved 6.

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Pax FA, Hoffmann K. Acalypha belongs to subfamily Acalyphoideaethe most diverse and complex in the Euphorbiaceae Hayden and Hayden The accepted species are cited in alphabetical order, including original publications, homotypic synonyms and nomenclatural synonyms based on Ecuadorian collections. We indicate the type specimens of almost all the treated names, and 13 acalyphx are designated.


The structure of the checklist follows, in general alopeucroides, those of Brako and Zarucchi and Webster Giler NY, US.

Author acalupha Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. For each name, the information concerning the type collections is included, with studied specimens indicated with an exclamation mark! Support Center Support Center. Journal of Plant Research Because of the destruction of the Berlin specimen, we select as lectotype the duplicate from S herbarium, which has the most developed flowers.

Amazonian, — m. Our work records 20 accepted species of Acalypha for continental Ecuador.

Acalypha alopecuroides Jacq.

The Andean region is defined for lands above meters elevation. Mainly Amazonian and Coastal, excepcionally Andean, 0- — m. Euphorbiaceae is presented; 20 of the 38 previously recognized species are accepted, 9 are considered synonyms and 9 are based on misidentifications. Chimborazo 3 collections examined.

Leaf blade generally obovate, the base subcuneate; female inflorescences 7—15 cm long. Acalypha scandens 16a Female inflorescences extremely densely alopecuorides, with the axis hidden; bracts non-accrescent 9.