1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acalypha L.
      1. Acalypha bussei Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

    Diagnostic
    Similar to the preceding (A. ciliata), but usually not exceeding 50 cm. in height, leaf-blade smaller and with a proportionately longer petiole, more markedly caudate-acuminate, inflorescences more laxly flowered, sometimes almost unisexual, the ♀ bracts smaller, up to 2 mm. long and 4 mm. wide in fruit, with shorter teeth (less than 1 mm. long), the capsules smaller, 1 mm. long and 1.5 mm. wide.
    Habitat
    Coastal forest, often on coral outcrops; 0–160 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K7 T3 T6 T8

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Acalypha bussei Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Busse [2399] K000431073 Unknown type material
    Backeus, I. [1178], Tanzania K000452384

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 1056 (1913)

    Accepted by

    • 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

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147(16): 99 (1924).
    • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 1056 (1913).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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