Details for: Acalypha
Source: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Name: Acalypha L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 1003. 1753
Rank: Genus
Status: ACCEPTED
Taxonomy (this taxon is included in): Regnum - Plantae
     Divisio - Tracheophyta
          Subdivisio - Spermatophytina
               Class - Magnoliopsida
                    Superordo - Rosanae
                         Ordo - Malpighiales Bercht. & J. Presl
                              Familia - Euphorbiaceae Juss.
                                  
Geo-Search:
Heterotypic synonyms: Acalyphes Hassk.
Acalyphopsis Pax & K. Hoffm.
Calyptrospatha Klotzsch ex Baill.
Caturus L.
Corythea S. Watson
Cupameni Adans.
Cupamenis Raf.
Gymnalypha Griseb.
Linostachys Klotzsch ex Schltdl.
Mercuriastrum Heist. ex Fabr.
Odonteilema Turcz.
Paracelsea Zoll., nom. illeg.
Ricinocarpus Burm. ex Kuntze, nom. illeg.
Usteria Dennst.
Included taxa: Acalypha australis L.
Acalypha virginica L.
 
Maps: distribution
Occurrence: Tu(A) [Md Tu(A)]