Acalypha wilkesiana Muell .Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 817. 1866.,

Munoz, Iris Montero, Cardiel, Jose Maria & Levin, Geoffrey A., 2018, Nomenclatural review of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) of the Western Indian Ocean Region (Madagascar, the Comoros Archipelago, the Mascarene Islands and the Seychelles Archipelago), PhytoKeys 108, pp. 85-116: 85

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scientific name

Acalypha wilkesiana Muell .Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 817. 1866.
status

 

35. Acalypha wilkesiana Muell.Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 817. 1866. 

Ricinocarpus wilkesianus  ( Müll.Arg.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 618. 1891. Acalypha amentacea Roxb. subsp. wilkesiana  ( Müll.Arg.) Fosberg, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 45: 10. 1980.

Type.

Fiji, s.d., (U.S. Expl. Exped. Under. Capt. Wilkes), B. C. Seeman s.n. (holotype: G-DC [G00324022]!; isotypes: GH [00045512]!, K [K000959008]!, US [00096423!, 00096424!]).

Distribution.

Tropical Africa. Madagascar (Antananarivo).

References.

Robertson (1989: 200).

Notes.

Shrub native to Fiji (Melanesia), used as an ornamental plant throughout the tropics. It has been reported from Seychelles ( Robertson 1989). We found some specimens from Madagascar

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Malpighiales

Family

Euphorbiaceae

Genus

Acalypha

Loc

Acalypha wilkesiana Muell .Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 817. 1866.

Munoz, Iris Montero, Cardiel, Jose Maria & Levin, Geoffrey A. 2018
2018
Loc

Ricinocarpus wilkesianus

Kuntze 1891
1891