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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Euphorbiaceae, A. Radcliffe-Smith. Flora Zambesiaca 9:4. 1996

Diagnostic
Very similar to A. allenii but differs in having the glandular hairs confined to the inflorescence, the stems terete, and the leaves linear-lanceolate, more remotely toothed and usually ± glabrous. Also very like A. villicaulis but differs in having stems glabrous or ± so; stipelliform glands absent from the base of the leaf blade; leaf margin shallowly repand-dentate, and the female inflorescence laxer.

[FTEA]

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

Diagnostic
Very similar to the preceding (A. villicaulis), but with glabrous or sparingly patent-hirsute stems, no glands at the base of the leaf-blade, the margin or the leaf-blade more remotely serrate or shallowly repand-denticulate, the upper surface of the leaf-blade glossy green with contrastingly pale green midrib and nerves, the ♀ inflorescences somewhat laxer, with the fruiting bracts bright bluish green and the glands cream.
Habitat
In Brachystegia woodland and in Combretum, Vitex, Isoberlinia secondary bushland; 400–1050 m.
Distribution
T4 T8

Native to:

Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia

Acalypha paucifolia Baker & Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Johnson, W.P. [457], Mozambique K000431086

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1911: 230 (1911)

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.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Baker & Hutch. in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1911: 230 (1911).
  • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 891 (1912).
  • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147(16): 63 (1924).

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