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H Acalypha fruticosa Forssk. 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 573) with original publication details: Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 161 1775.

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 betulina Retz. Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha capitata Wall. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha chrysadenia Suess. & Friedrich Synonym H WCSP
Acalypha fruticosa var. fruticosa Synonym L WCSP
Acalypha fruticosa var. villosa Hutch. Synonym L WCSP
Acalypha paxiana Dinter ex Pax & K.Hoffm. Synonym H WCSP
Ricinocarpus fruticosus (Forssk.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Acalypha fruticosa var. eglandulosa Radcl.-Sm. Accepted L WCSP 2

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-573.

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