Acalypha wilkesiana Mull.Arg.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species : Acalypha wilkesiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acalypha wilkesiana Mull.Arg.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Polynesia
  • Comments : Wildely cultivated as an ornamental. Distinguished from A.hispida Brum.f. in having erect, spikes and conspicous bracts.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Polynesia; Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. wilkesiana. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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