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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bolivia to Brazil and NE. Argentina.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Paraguay, Uruguay

Acalypha variabilis Klotzsch ex Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2012 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000648402 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000648404 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 2012 Saint-Hilaire, J.H.J. [2155], Uruguay K001096078 Unknown type material
Tweedie [822], Brazil K001206763
Tweedie [822], Brazil K001206764
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001206766
Smith, L.B. [11617], Brazil K001206767
Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K001206765
Burchell, W.J. [9035], Brazil K001096079

First published in Adansonia 5: 226 (1865)

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.
  • Cardiel, J.M., Rodríguez, P.M. & Garmendia, F.M. (2013). Revised taxonomy and nomenclature of Acalypha sect. Communes (Euphorbiaceae), a complex group of species widespread in the north of the Southern Cone Taxon 62: 1295-1303.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Acalypha communis.]
  • 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. [Cited as Acalypha communis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Cardiel, J.M., Rodríguez, P.M. & Garmendia, F.M. (2013). Revised taxonomy and nomenclature of Acalypha sect. Communes (Euphorbiaceae), a complex group of species widespread in the north of the Southern Cone Taxon 62: 1295-1303.

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