Acalypha peduncularis

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Acalypha peduncularis


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 peduncularis


Acalypha peduncularis Meisn. ex C.Krauss, Flora 28: 82 (1845).


  • Homotypic
    • Acalypha peduncularis var. genuina Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 29 (1865), not validly publ.
    • Ricinocarpus peduncularis (Meisn. ex C.Krauss) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 618 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Acalypha peduncularis var. ferox Pax ex F.Wilms, Exsicc.: n.º 2265.
    • Acalypha crassa Buchinger ex C.Krauss, Flora 28: 83 (1845).
    • Acalypha peduncularis var. crassa (Buchinger ex C.Krauss) Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 28 (1865).
    • Acalypha zeyheri var. pubescens Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 29 (1865).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces; Free State; KwaZulu-Natal; Lesotho; Northern Provinces; Swaziland

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


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