Acalypha filiformis Poir., Encycl. 6(1): 205. 1804.

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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Acalypha filiformis Poir., Encycl. 6(1): 205. 1804.
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10. Acalypha filiformis Poir., Encycl. 6(1): 205. 1804.  

Type.

Mauritius, “Île de France", s.d., P. Commerson s.n. (lectotype, designated here: P [P05604464]!; isolectotypes: MPU [MPU014933]!, P [P05604471]!).

Acalypha filiformis var. arborea   Poir., Encycl. 6(1): 205. 1804. Acalypha reticulata var. arborea   (Poir.) Müll.Arg. Linnaea 34: 32. 1865. Type: Reunion, "Elle croît a l’île Bourbon", 1774, P. Commerson s.n. (holotype: P [P05604473]!; isotype: MPU [MPU014949]!).

Tragia reticulata   Poir., Encycl. 7: 725. 1806. Acalypha reticulata   (Poir.) Müll.Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 851. 1866. Type: Reunion: “l`Ile -de-Bourbon", s.d., P. Commerson s.n. (holotype: P-LAM [P00382118]!; isotype P [P05604477]!).

Acalypha arborea   Commers. in Poir., Encycl. 6: 205. 1804 nom. nud.

Acalypha lantanaefolia   Bojer, Hortus Maurit. 286. 1837 nom. nud.

Distribution.

Mascarene Islands (Mauritius, Réunion).

References.

Bojer (1837: 286); Baillon (1858: 443) as Tragia reticulata   ; Baillon (1861: 266) as A. arborea   ; Müller Argoviensis (1866: 851) as A. reticulata   ; Baker (1877: 316) as A. reticulata   ; Müller Argoviensis (1882: 26) as A. reticulata   ; Pax (1890: 61) as A. reticulata   ; Pax (1894: 96) as A. reticulata   ; de Cordemoy (1895: 342) as A. reticulata   ; Voeltzkow (1917: 447) as A. arborea   ; Pax and Hoffmann (1924: 102) as A. reticulata   ; Leandri (1942: 258) as A. reticulata   ; Coode (1979: 45) as A. reticulata   ; Coode (1982: 69, 76); Govaerts et al. (2000: 62, 99, 105); Seebaluck et al. (2015: 150).

Notes.

Acalypha reticulata   has been usually considered as the accepted name of this species. Leandri (1942) noticed that A. filiformis   and A. reticulata   are conspecific, but he kept A. reticulata   as the accepted name. Applying the rule of priority, the accepted name must be A. filiformis   and A. reticulata   should be placed as a synonym.