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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: AcalypheaeAdelieaeAgrostistachydeaeAlchorneaeAmpereaeBernardieaeCaryodendreaeChrozophoreaeEpiprineaeErismantheaePlukenetieaePycnocomeaeSphyranthereae
Genera incertae tribus: Afrotrewia


Acalyphoideae Beilschm., Flora 16(1, Beibl.): 61, 104. (1833)

Type genus: Acalypha L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1003 (1753)


Beilschmied, C.T. 1833. Flora 16(1, Beibl.): 61, 104.
Barberá, P., Velayos, M. & Aedo, C. 2013. Annotated checklist and identification keys of the Acalyphoideae (Euphorbiaceae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni). Phytotaxa 140(1): 1–25. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.140.1.1 Reference page.
Wurdack, K. J. Hoffmann, P. & Chase, M. W. 2005. Molecular phylogenetic analysis of uniovulate Euphorbiaceae (Euphorbiaceae sensu stricto) using plastid RBCL and TRNL-F DNA sequences. American Journal of Botany 92: 1397. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.92.8.1397 Open access Reference page.

Links 2020. Acalyphoideae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 3 JUne 2020.
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names
العربية: أكاليفاوات
català: Acalifòidia
فارسی: فرفیونیان آکالیفویدئا
한국어: 깨풀아과
Tiếng Việt: Phân họ Tai tượng

The Acalyphoideae are a subfamily within the family Euphorbiaceae[1] with 116 genera in 20 tribes.[2]
See also

Taxonomy of the Euphorbiaceae


Gurcharan Singh (2004). Plants Systematics: An Integrated Approach. Enfield, N.H: Science Publishers. ISBN 1-57808-351-6.
Gillespie, Lynn J.; Armbruster, W. Scott (1997). "A Contribution to the Guianan Flora: Dalechampia, Haematostemon, Omphalea, Pera, Plukenetia, and Tragia (Euphorbiaceae) with Notes on Subfamily Acalyphoideae". Smithsonian Contributions to Botany (86): 3.

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