Acalypha monococca

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Acalypha monococca


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Acalyphoideae
Tribus: Acalypheae
Genus: Acalypha
Species: Acalypha monococca


Acalypha monococca (Engelm. ex A.Gray) Lill.W.Mill. & Gandhi, Sida 13(1): 123. (1988)


  • Basionym
    • Acalypha gracilens var. monococca Engelm. ex A.Gray, Manual (Gray), ed. 2. 390. (1856)
      • Type: United States, Banks of the Mississippi near St. Louis, 1844-09 - 1844-10, G. Engelmann #s.n.. Holotype: GH GH00045317; Isotype: WIS WISv0255769WIS.
  • Homotypic
    • Acalypha gracilens subsp. monococca (Engelm. ex A.Gray) G.L.Webster, J. Arnold Arbor. 48: 373. (1967)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • North-Central U.S.A.
      • Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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