Acalypha indica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1003. 1753.,

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.108.27284

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scientific name

Acalypha indica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1003. 1753.
status

 

15. Acalypha indica L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1003. 1753. 

Type.

India: s.l., s.d., Herb. Hermann 3: 2, # 34. (lectotype, designated by Radcliffe-Smith (1986: 65): BM; isolectotype: BM).

Distribution.

Widely distributed in the Paleotropics and introduced in the Americas. In the WIOR, it is found only in disturbed areas and almost certainly is introduced there. Madagascar (Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa). Comoros Archipelago (Anjouan, Mohéli, Mayotte). Mascarene Islands (Mauritius, Réunion). Seychelles Archipelago.

References.

Bojer (1837: 285); Baillon (1861: 274); Müller Argoviensis (1865: 42; 1866: 868); Baker (1877: 314); Müller Argoviensis (1882: 27); Baillon (1895b: 1197); de Cordemoy (1895: 342); Palacký (1907: 25); Voeltzkow (1917: 447); Hemsley (1919: 148); Pax and Hoffmann (1924: 33); Leandri (1935: 43); Leandri (1942: 256); Renvoize (1975: 152); Coode (1982: 69, 78); Robertson (1989: 200); Govaerts et al. (2000: 68).