Acalypha radula Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 254. 1883.,

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Acalypha radula Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 254. 1883.
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29. Acalypha radula Baker, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 20: 254. 1883. 

Type.

Madagascar: "Central Madagascar", 1882, R. Baron 1818 (holotype: K [K000186509]!; isotypes: P [P00513119!, P00513120!]).

Acalypha hildebrandtii  Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 1005, 1180. 1892. Type: Madagascar. Prov. Fianarantsoa: "Betsileo, Nandahizana,". J. M. Hildebrandt 3900 (holotype: P [P00513121]; isotypes: BREM [BREM0001783]!, G [G00190630!, G00074184!], JE [JE00000289!, JE00000288!], K [K000186507]!, M [M0110604]!, P [P00513122]!).

Acalypha andringitrensis  Leandri, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 10: 277. 1942. Type. Madagascar. Prov. Fianarantsoa: Massif of Andringitra, Apr 1921, H. Perrier de la Bâthie 13640 (lectotype, designated here: P [P00508596]!; isolectotypes: P [P00508594!, P00508595]!, syn. nov.).

Syntypes. Madagascar, ibid. loc., 1924, H. Humbert 3709 P [P00224706]!, P [P00508591]!, P [P00508592]!, P [P00508593]!; Madagascar, ibid. loc., Apr 1921, H. Perrier de la Bâthie 9671 P [P00508589!, P00508590!].

Acalypha salviifolia  Baill., Étude Euphorb. 443. 1858 nom. nud.

Tragia salviaefolia  Boj. ex Baill., Étude Euphorb. 443. 1858 nom. nud.

Distribution.

Madagascar (Antananarivo, Fianarantsoa, Toamasina and Toliara).

References.

Baillon (1861: 268) as A. salviifolia  ; Müller Argoviensis (1866: 889) A. salviifolia  ; Baillon (1891: 193); Baillon (1892: 1004) A. salviifolia  ; Baillon (1895a: 1180) A. hildebrandtii  ; Palacký (1907: 25) A. hildebrandtii  ; Palacký (1907: 26); Palacký (1907: 26) A. salviifolia  ; Pax and Hoffmann (1924: 102) as A. salviifolia  ; Pax and Hoffmann (1924: 156) A. hildebrandtii  ; Leandri (1942: 278); Leandri (1952); Jenkins (1987:347); Jenkins (1990: 408, 433); Goodman (1996: 61) A. andringitrensis  ; Govaerts et al. (2000: 49) A. andringitrensis  ; Govaerts et al. (2000: 67) A. hildebrandtii  ; Govaerts et al. (2000: 85, 86, 105) A. salviifolia  ; Schatz (2001: 142); Seebaluck et al. (2015: 149, 153).

Notes.

Although Leandri (1942) distinguished Acalypha andringitrensis  and A. radula  based on leaf shape and bract incision, more recent collections show continuous variation between the extremes recognised by Leandri, and DNA sequences do not differentiate these forms (G. A. Levin, pers. obs.).