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Acalypha setosa

Acalypha setosa A. Rich.

cuban copperleaf

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ACSE
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acalypha setosa
GENUS: Acalypha
FAMILY: EUPHOR - Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

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DURATION: Annual
HABIT: Herb

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USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: ACSE
USDA Common Name: Cuban Copperleaf
Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, SC), USA+ (PR)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Acalypha setosa
COMMON NAME: Cuban Copperleaf
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, K, RAB, S, WH3, Y]
PHENOLOGY: Jun-Nov.
HABITAT: Disturbed ground; native of west Indies, Mexico, Central America, and n. South America.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Euphorbiaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Spurge Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 313-322 genera and 8100-9000 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan in distribution, as defined broadly. Molecular systematics suggests that various units traditionally included in the Euphorbiaceae should be segregated (Soltis et al. 2000; Chase et al. 2002). In our flora, this includes Phyllanthus, Phyllanthopsis, and Glochidion (in Phyllanthaceae).
REFERENCE: Webster (1967), Webster (1994); Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000); Webster in Kubitzki (2014). [also see PHYLLANTHACEAE]
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Acalypha Linnaeus 1753 (Copperleaf, Three-seeded Mercury)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 430-462 species, shrubs, herbs, and trees, of primarily tropical and subtropical regions (rarely warm temperate).
REFERENCE: Levin in FNA (in prep.); Levin (1999b)=Z; Levin (1999a); Govaerts, Frodin, & Radcliffe-Smith (2000)=Y; Webster in Kubitzki (2014). Key based in part on Levin in FNA.
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Acalypha setosa in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Acalypha setosa in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Acalypha setosa in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Acalypha setosa in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Acalypha setosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acalypha setosa

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Last Modified: 2016-12-30

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