1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acalypha L.
      1. Acalypha macrostachya Jacq.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

    [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.
    Habit
    Árbol
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    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 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, 2010 Linden [974] K000913012 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Bang, M. [2391], Bolivia K000600504 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Spruce, R. [4298], Peru K000600501 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Spruce, R. [4298], Peru K000600502 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Williams, R.S. [656], Bolivia K000600503 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 2000 Sandeman, C. [5038], Peru K000716400
    Jan 1, 2000 Wurdack, J.J. [2042], Peru K000716401
    Aug 1, 1992 Plowman, T. [3186], Colombia K000716402
    Aug 1, 1992 Linden [974] K000913013 isolectotype
    Aug 1, 1992 Soejarto, D. D. [267], Colombia K000716403
    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
    Krukoff, B.A. [4522], Brazil Acalypha macrostachya var. hirsutissima K001206749
    Mexia, Y. [5022], Brazil Acalypha macrostachya var. hirsutissima K001206750
    May 1, 1991 Hartweg [1388], Colombia Acalypha callosa K000600659 lectotype
    May 1, 1991 s.coll. [1388], Colombia Acalypha callosa K000600660 isolectotype
    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

    • 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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    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.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0