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Acalypha chamaedrifolia

Acalypha chamaedrifolia, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamilia: Acalyphoideae
Tribus: Acalypheae
Genus: Acalypha
Species: Acalypha chamaedrifolia
Name

Acalypha chamaedrifolia (Lam.) Mull.Arg.
Synonyms

Homotypic
Croton chamaedrifolius Lam., Encycl. 2: 214 (1786).
Cupamenis chamedrifolia (Lam.) Raf., Sylva Tellur.: 67 (1838).
Geiseleria chamaedryfolia (Lam.) Klotzsch, London J. Bot. 2: 47 (1843).
Ricinocarpus chamaedrifolius (Lam.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 617 (1891).

Heterotypic
Acalypha reptans Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 99 (1788).
Acalypha corchorifolia Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 524 (1805).
Acalypha adscendens Hornem., Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl.: 108 (1819).
Cupamenis reptans (Sw.) Raf., Sylva Tellur.: 67 (1838).
Acalypha reptans var. brevipes Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 48 (1865).
Acalypha reptans var. genuina Müll.Arg., Linnaea 34: 48 (1865), not validly publ.
Acalypha chamaedrifolia var. brevipes (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 879 (1866).
Acalypha chamaedrifolia var. genuina Müll.Arg. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 879 (1866), not validly publ.
Acalypha hispaniolae Urb., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 410 (1919).
Acalypha hotteana Urb., Ark. Bot. 20A(15): 59 (1926).

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Regional: Caribbean
Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

(Lamarck, J.-B.) Müller Argoviensis, J. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis 15(2): 879 (1866).

Links

International Plant Names Index. 2017. Acalypha chamaedrifolia. Published online. Accessed: Oct. 19 2017.
The Plant List 2013. Acalypha chamaedrifolia in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 19.
Tropicos.org 2017. Acalypha chamaedrifolia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 19 Oct. 2017.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2017. Acalypha chamaedrifolia in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 Oct. 19. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Acalypha chamaedrifolia in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
svenska: källingsvans

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