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Taxon: Acalypha herzogiana Pax & K. Hoffm.

 
Genus: Acalypha
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Acalyphoideae
Tribe: Acalypheae
Subtribe: Acalyphinae
Nomen number: 465135
Place of publication: Meded. Rijks-Herb. 40:24. 1921
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • dwarf chenilleplant  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • dwarf-cattail  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • red firetail  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • strawberry firetail  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • strawberry-foxtail  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • trailing chenilleplant  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • trailing red cat's-tail  (Source: Brittonia) - English
  • acalifa-rasteira  (Source: Brittonia) - Portuguese
  • rabo-de-gato  (Source: Brittonia) - Portuguese
  • gusanito  (Source: Brittonia) - Spanish
  • velita de navidad  (Source: Brittonia) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia [Santa Cruz]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay [Central, Cordillera]


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

References:

  1. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (L Euphorb)
  2. Jørgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource). (L Bolivia Online)
  3. Levin, G. A. 2011. Review of Euphorbiaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 10 Mar.
  4. Steinmann, V. W. & G. A. Levin 2011. Acalypha herzogiana (Euphorbiaceae), the correct name for an intriguing and commonly cultivated species (Brittonia) 63:500-504.

Check other web resources for Acalypha herzogiana Pax & K. Hoffm. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=465135. Accessed 21 May 2019.