1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acalypha L.
      1. Acalypha communis Müll.Arg.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Brazil to N. Argentina.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay, Uruguay

    Acalypha communis Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2012 Kerr, J.G. [s.n.] K000600553 holotype
    Jan 1, 2010 Moore, S. [1024], Brazil K000600552 Unknown type material

    First published in Linnaea 34: 23 (1865)

    Accepted by

    • Cardiel, J.M. & Muñoz Rodríguez, P. (2015). Synopsis of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) of Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 384-405.
    • Cardiel, J.M., Rodríguez, P.M. & Garmendia, F.M. (2013). Revised taxonomy and nomenclature of Acalypha sect. Communes (Euphorbiaceae), a complex group of species widespread in the north of the Southern Cone Taxon 62: 1295-1303.
    • 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.

    Sources

    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