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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) and Argentina (Misiones).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil South, Paraguay

Introduced into:

Alabama

Acalypha herzogiana Pax & K.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Hassler, E. [613], Paraguay K001096074 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Hassler, E. [12673], Paraguay K001096075 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Hassler, E. [3206], Paraguay K001096072 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Hassler, E. [613], Paraguay K001096073 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Fiebrig, K. [141], Paraguay K001096076 Unknown type material

First published in Meded. Rijks-Herb. 40: 24 (1921)

Accepted by

  • Cardiel, J.M. & Muñoz Rodríguez, P. (2015). Synopsis of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) of Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 101: 384-405.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016). Flora of North America North of Mexico 12: 1-603. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Steinmann, V.W. & Levin, G.A. (2011). Acalypha herzogiana (Euphorbiaceae), the correct name for an intriguing and commonly cultivated species Brittonia 63: 500-504.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0