Acalypha L. Species. Acalypha alopecuroides Jacq. = Acalypha alopecuroidea var. glandulifera Klotzsch. = Acalypha alopecuroides f. polycephala . Acalypha alopecuroides is a species of plants with 0 observations. You are here: Home / Plant Details. Acalypha alopecuroides Jacq. Family: Euphorbiaceae. Synonyms: PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES. Growth Habit(s): herb.

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Leaf blade generally obovate, the base subcuneate; female inflorescences 7—15 cm long. Generally associated with primary rainforests. LevinMadsen et al. We kindly thank the curators and staff of the aforementioned herbaria for facilitating the study of their specimens.

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Roadsides and disturbed vegetation. Ecuador, am vulkan Tunguragua, — m. Lower western slopes of the Andes. An identification key is provided. Andean, — m. Campostrini R et al. This work presents a reviewed critical synopsis of the species of Acalypha for continental Ecuador and provides a key to help identification.

Amazonian, Andean and Coastal, 0— m.

Plant resources on a Neotropical Island. We select one of the two specimens of the collection E. Acalypha platyphylla 2b Female inflorescences racemose.

Acalypha mapirensis is a synonym of Acalypha stricta Poepp. We select as lectotype the duplicate found in the K herbarium.


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The authors are also grateful to Grady Webster for his advice in the early studies on Ecuadorean Acalypha ; rest in peace. Leaf blade with 10—17 veins per side; stipules generally more than 5 mm long. The synonym Acalypha villosa var. B[destroyed, photo ], C! Poeppig and E. Haught GH, US. Botanical Garden Press, 5: Female flowers sessile; calyx with 3 sepals, the subtending bracts becoming foliaceous and accrescent in fruit except in Acalypha hispida.

Female bracts subtriangular at maturity, with the central tooth prominent, lanceolate, acuminate. Dielsdestroyed alopecjroides B herbarium, and Schimpffpoorly preserved, which was distributed to several herbaria; we acalypya as lectotype the specimen preserved in the MO herbarium.

Acalypha subcastrata 5b Female inflorescences axillary, bracts with triangular lobes cut ca. Linostachys 2 Female flowers sessile; calyx with 3 sepals, the subtending bracts becoming foliaceous and accrescent in fruit except in Acalypha hispida Subgen.

Open in a separate window. Key to the species of Acalypha of continental Ecuador Key to the subgenera alopecutoides Female flowers pedicellate; calyx with 4 or 5 sepals, the subtending bracts inconspicuous, not becoming foliaceous in fruit Subgen. Guayas 2 collections examined. We select one of them as the lectotype.

Doubtful taxon not found in Ecuador fide Cardiel Acalypha cuneata Poepp. In lower and upper montane rain- forests.

They defined three regions for continental Ecuador: The voucher cited P. Iguago correspond to Acalypha stachyura Pax. The Coastal region is defined as below meters elevation, from west of the Andes to the coast, while the Amazonian region alopecuroidez defined in the same altitudinal range to the east of the Andes.


Typifications were made after a carefully review of the original literature on the taxa, and examination of the nomenclatural types.

Coastal, 0— m. Leaf blade ovate to oblong-lanceolate, the base rounded to subcordate; female inflorescences 25—40 cm long.

Eds Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Alpoecuroides reviewed all the collections cited by Webster and Ulloa Ulloa and Neillsolving the doubts raised by some names. Eggersdistributed to many herbaria. Acalypha Taxonomic Information System. Acalypha websteri 10b Female bracts suborbicular at maturity, with the central tooth not or slightly prominent 11 11a Leaf blade generally broadly ovate-lanceolate; accrescent bracts with glandular hairs ca.

It represents young branches with immature inflorescences. Acalypha stellata Cardiel, Novon 10 4: Lectotype designated by R. Female inflorescences loosely flowered, with the axis conspicuously visible.

The synonym Acalypha schimpffii Diels was described based on two collections: