1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Acalypha L.
      1. Acalypha vellamea Baill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Central Brazil and Argentina (Corrientes).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

    Acalypha vellamea Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2012 Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000648400 lectotype
    Jan 1, 2012 Saint-Hilaire, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000648405

    First published in Adansonia 5: 228 (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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Challen, G. (2010-). Personal communication on Euphorbiaceae 2 [K].

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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