Acalypha boiviniana Baillon (1861: 272),

Muñoz-Rodríguez, Pablo, Cardiel, José María & Atha, Daniel, 2014, Acalypha subgenus Linostachys (Euphorbiaceae, Acalyphoideae): a global review, Phytotaxa 166 (3), pp. 199-221: 206

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Acalypha boiviniana Baillon (1861: 272)
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2. Acalypha boiviniana Baillon (1861: 272)  . ≡ Ricinocarpus boivinianus (Baillon) Kuntze (1891: 617)  . Type: — TANZANIA. Zanzibar, 1848, L.H. Boivin s.n. (holotype P 540433!).

Distribution:— Africa. East Tropical Africa: Tanzania ( Zanzibar Island).

References:— Müller Argoviensis (1866: 805), Theil (1895: 239), Hutchinson (1912: 897), Pax & Hoffmann (1924: 93), Radcliffe-Smith (1987: 196), Lebrun & Stork (1991: 204, 2006: 17), Govaerts et al. (2000: 51), Klopper et al. (2006: 274).

Note:— This species is only known from the type collection, dated 1848. It has not been collected in this location again, nor cited in other works from Zanzibar plants ( Nahonyo et al. 2005). We cannot rule out the possibility that this species is extinct  .