Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
subsp. wilkesiana (Müll. Arg.) Fosberg

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Synonyms: Acalypha compacta Guilfoyle ex C.T. White
Acalypha godseffiana Mast.
Acalypha marginata J.J. Sm. non Spreng.
Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.
godseffiana Mast. var. marginata (J.J. Sm.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
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Status: Cultivated and possibly naturalised
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Polynesia; widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics
Mozambique distribution: N,M
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 18.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 208 - 209. as Acalypha wilkesiana

Other sources of information about Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acalypha amentacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acalypha amentacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acalypha amentacea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acalypha amentacea
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iNaturalist: Acalypha amentacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acalypha amentacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Acalypha amentacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acalypha amentacea
Plants of the World Online: Acalypha amentacea
Tropicos: Acalypha amentacea
Wikipedia: Acalypha amentacea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Acalypha amentacea subsp. wilkesiana., retrieved 1 March 2024

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