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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An identification key is provided. The state of the knowledge of the genus in South America includes updated national floristic treatments Cardiel, Levinand checklists Bacigalupo and MulguraBerry aalopecuroides al. They thrive in a wide variety of habitats, from tropical rainforests to subdesertic areas, and from sea level up to meters of altitude.

Key to species Subgenus Linostachys 1a Leaf blade palmately nerved, brightly colored minute resinous droplets present, mainly on lower surface This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 3. A global directory of public herbaria and associated staff. Poeppig described Acalypha cuneata based on four Peruvian collections: Female flowers sessile; calyx acalyphq 3 sepals, the subtending bracts becoming foliaceous and accrescent in fruit except in Acalypha hispida.

Native to the Polynesian island of Fijithis species is widely used as an ornamental in the tropics.

Acalypha alopecuroides

Acalypha setosa occurs in Venezuela and Colombia, and has not been found in Ecuador. Eggersfrom the K herbarium. We acaypha found acaypha large number of type specimens, clarifying the identity of many names. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Acalypha infesta 4a Young branches and leaves without glandular hairs; alopecuroises blade acute; styles branched 2. For each name, the information concerning the type collections is included, with studied specimens indicated with an exclamation mark!


Acalypha schiedeana 11b Leaf blade generally narrowly ovate-lanceolate; accrescent bracts with glandular hairs ca. Lowland rainforests, often along river banks. Cardiel, Ulloa Ulloa and Neill Acalypha stachyura Pax was described based on three collections of O. Andean, — m. Seeman 22 holotype, G-DC!

The Andean region is defined for lands above meters elevation.

Journal of Plant Research Acalypha setosa has not been found alopecuroidex Ecuador Acalypha stachyura Pax. Doubtful taxon not found in Ecuador fide Cardiel Botanical Garden Press, 5: We studied Ecuadorian collections of Acalypha from the following herbaria: We select as lectotype the best preserved collection, from the M herbarium.

Herbario Virtual Austral Americano – Acalypha alopecuroides

The four species added by Ulloa Ulloa and Neill are accepted. Abstract A critical review of the Alipecuroides species of Acalypha L. Gaining ground on one of the most recalcitrant clades in the angiosperm tree of life.

Acalypha Taxonomic Information System. This work was updated by Ulloa Ulloa and Neillwho added another four species of Acalyphabut none in the second update Neill and Ulloa Ulloa Acalypha argomuelleri has not been found in Ecuador. Eggers ; due to destruction of the Berlin specimen, we select as lectotype the duplicate found in the K herbarium. Rich, which has the ovary hispid and female bracts without glandular hairs vs.


This subfamily appears to be paraphyletic, but the central group of taxa, Acalyphoideae Beilschm. Haught GH, US.

Acalypha stachyura 9b Female bracts with glandular hairs 10 10a Female bracts subtriangular at maturity, with the central tooth prominent, lanceolate, acuminate Leaf blade ovate to oblong-lanceolate, the base rounded to subcordate; female inflorescences 25—40 cm long. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany It represents young branches with immature inflorescences. Giler NY, US. Support Center Support Center.

In Ecuador Peruviae, L. Regarding Ecuador, the only complete work on Acalypha is the treatment of Euphorbiaceae for the Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador Websterwhich recognized 34 species for the continental land of Ecuador and four other from Galapagos Island.

Coastal, Andean and Amazonian, 0— m. We selected the alopwcuroides preserved specimen, in the W herbarium, as lectotype. 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.