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H Acalypha polystachya Jacq. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Acalypha (family Euphorbiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 1052) with original publication details: Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 64 1797.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Acalypha filifera S.Watson Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha matudae Lundell Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha polystachya Sessé & Moc. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha polystachya var. lacera Kuntze Synonym L WCSP
Ricinocarpus polystachyus (Jacq.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-1052, and has not been changed.