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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Acalypha pruriens Nees & Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Marcon, A.B. [12], Brazil K001206660
Laurênio, A. [96], Brazil K001206657
Lucena, M.F.A. [16], Brazil K001206658
Lucena, M.F.A. [18], Brazil K001206659
Melo, M.R.C.S. [70], Brazil K001206654
Sales, M.F. [293], Brazil K001206656
Martius [s.n.], Brazil K001206652
Swainson [s.n.], Brazil K001206651
Lucena, M.F.A. [129], Brazil K001206661
Sello [s.n.], Brazil K001206653
Tschá, M.C. [114], Brazil K001206655
Glaziou, A. [14251], Brazil K001206650

First published in Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 11: 36 (1823)

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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