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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Missouri Botanical Garden Press, Missouri: American Journal of Botany LevinMadsen et al. Acalypha stachyura alopecuroidds Female bracts with glandular hairs 10 10a Female bracts subtriangular at maturity, with the central tooth prominent, lanceolate, acuminate Acalypha stellata and Acalypha websteriiand two others are allochtonous: Comprehensive nomenclatural information is supplied and 13 lectotypes are designated.

Abstract A critical review of the Ecuadorian species of Acalypha L. Female inflorescences more or less densely flowered, with the axis visible; bracts conspicuously accrescent.

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For each name, the information concerning the type collections is included, with studied specimens indicated with an exclamation mark! Cardiel, Ulloa Ulloa and Neill Two of them are endemic: We indicate the total number of collections reviewed per taxa and one representative specimen voucherindicating the herbaria acronym where it is deposited.

The specimen deposited in the B herbarium was destroyed. Hokche O et al. Gaining ground on one of the most recalcitrant clades in the angiosperm tree of life.

Acalypha plicata is frequent in the Andean zones of Colombia and Peru, but has not been found in Ecuador where it is also likely to be present.


Female inflorescences ellipsoid or cylindrical, densely flowered, with the axis completely covered by the flowers. Young branches and leaves with glandular hairs; leaf blade acuminate; styles unbranched. This subfamily appears to be paraphyletic, but the central group of taxa, Acalyphoideae Beilschm.

It has been treated as a alopecuroires of Acalypha amentacea Roxb. We indicate the type specimens of almost all the treated names, and 13 lectotypes are designated. Ecuadorian provinces where the species are recorded are cited in accordance with the studied collections, following the Ecuadorian provinces after the reorganization i.

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Lectotype designated by R. Palacios corresponds to Acalypha stachyura Pax. Acalypha stenoloba has not been found in Ecuador. Eggerswhich was distributed to several herbaria; due to the destruction of Berlin specimen, we designate as lectotype the specimen from the S herbarium.

Articles from PhytoKeys are provided here courtesy of Pensoft Publishers. Where no holotype was indicated, or it has been lost or destroyed, a lectotype is designated according International Code of Botanical Nomenclature rules and recommendations McNeill et al. Our work records 20 accepted species of Acalypha for continental Ecuador. Haught GH, US. 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.

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Acalypha padifolia Kunth in Humb. Petioles more than 1 cm long. Acalypha poiretii has bisexual inflorescences, the calyx of female flowers with four sepals and female bracts with smaller teeth. Bonifaz and CornejoCardielDe la Torre et al.

In addition Acakypha described two new species and proposed several new synonyms for Ecuadorean Acalypha. Chimborazo 3 collections examined. The accepted species are cited in alphabetical order, including original publications, homotypic synonyms and nomenclatural synonyms based on Ecuadorian collections. Acalypha padifolia 12a Plants with aalopecuroides unisexual and bisexual inflorescences 13 12b Plants with all the inflorescences unisexual 14 13a Leaf blade generally triangular-lanceolate, palmately nerved 4.

The last treatment of the whole genus was made by Pax and Hoffmanon wich 18 species were recorded in Ecuador Table 1.

The structure of the checklist follows, in general terms, those of Brako and Zarucchi and Webster Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Acalypha cuneata 15b Leaf blade ovate to oblong-lanceolate, the base rounded to subcordate; female inflorescences 25—40 cm long Acalypha subcastrata 5b Female inflorescences axillary, bracts with triangular lobes cut ca.

Eggersfrom the K herbarium. Rich, which has the ovary hispid and female bracts without glandular hairs vs. Amazonian, — m. Coastal, Andean and Amazonian, 0— m.

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