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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Zanzibar).
Acalypha boiviniana

[FTEA]

Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

Diagnostic
Very similar to the preceding (A. acrogyna), but with densely pubescent shoots, and with 5–12 ♀ flowers in the upper part of the inflorescence, 1–3 per bract.
Habitat
Not known
Distribution
T/Z/T3/T6 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Acalypha boiviniana Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Recueil Observ. Bot. 1: 272 (1861)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature, Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.
  • Muñoz-Rodríguez, P., Cardiel, J.M. & Atha, D. (2014). Acalypha subgenus Linostachys (Euphorbiaceae, Acalyphoideae): a global review Phytotaxa 166: 199-221.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 95 (1921).
  • Baill., Adansonia 1: 272 (1861).
  • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 897 (1912).
  • Muell. Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 805 (1866).
  • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147(16): 93 (1924).
  • Pax in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 239 (1895).

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