Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.

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Synonyms: Acalypha betulina Retz.
Acalypha chrysadenia Suess. & Friedrich
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk. var. villosa Hutch.
Acalypha paxiana Dinter ex Pax & K.Hoffm.
Ricinocarpus fruticosus (Forssk.) Kuntze
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Status: Native
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Mozambique distribution: MS
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 430. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 199 - 200.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 55.

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Flora of Botswana: Acalypha fruticosa
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Acalypha fruticosa
Flora of Malawi: Acalypha fruticosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acalypha fruticosa
African Plant Database: Acalypha fruticosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acalypha fruticosa
Plants of the World Online: Acalypha fruticosa
Tropicos: Acalypha fruticosa
Wikipedia: Acalypha fruticosa

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 fruticosa., retrieved 13 April 2024

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