Acalypha virginica

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Acalypha virginica

Taxonavigation[edit]

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 virginica

Name[edit]

Acalypha virginica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1003. 1753. nom. cons.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Acalypha virginica var. genuina Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 44 (1865), not validly publ.
    • Ricinocarpus virginicus (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 618 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Acalypha caroliniana Walter, Fl. Carol.: 238 (1788).
    • Acalypha digyneia Raf., Fl. Ludov.: 112 (1817).
    • Acalypha brevipes Raf., New Fl. 1: 44 (1836).
    • Acalypha crenulata Raf., New Fl. 1: 44 (1836).
    • Acalypha echinata Raf., New Fl. 1: 45 (1836).
    • Acalypha urticifolia Raf., New Fl. 1: 45 (1836), nom. illeg.
    • Acalypha virginica var. angustifolia Torr., Fl. New York 2: 173 (1843).
    • Acalypha virginica f. intermedia Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 44 (1865), nom. illeg.
    • Ricinocarpus digyneius (Raf.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 617 (1891).
    • Ricinocarpus urticifolius (Raf.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 618 (1891).
    • Acalypha virginica f. intermedia Millsp., Fl. W. Virginia: 436 (1892), nom. illeg.
    • Acalypha virginea Dragend., Heilpfl.: 380 (1898).
    • Acalypha virginica f. purpurea Farw., Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. 2: 27 (1923).

Homonyms[edit]

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Maryland; Missouri; Nebraska; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia

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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Tomus II. Pp. 561–1200, [1–30, index], [1, err.]. Impensis Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page. : 1003.

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