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Taxon: Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.

Genus: Acalypha
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Acalyphoideae tribe: Acalypheae subtribe: Acalyphinae.
Nomen number: 1050
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2):817. 1866
Name verified on: 16-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • beefsteakplant   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • copperleaf   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • fire-dragon   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • Jacob's-coat   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • match-me-if-you-can   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • buntlaubiges Kupferblatt   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German
  • mosaikblad   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • origin unknown

References:

  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1972. The Euphorbiaceae of Siam. Kew Bull. 26:208.
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo. Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:24. [mentions].
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. A partial synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus). Kew Bull. 35:586. [mentions].
  • Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. The Euphorbiaceae of New Guinea. Kew Bull. add. ser., 8:21. [mentions].
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1967–. Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie et dependances. [mentions].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage.
  • Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet. 1980. Systematic studies of Micronesian plants. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 45:10. [= A. amentacea subsp. wilkesiana (Mull. Arg.) Fosberg].
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. [= A. amentacea subsp. wilkesiana (Mull. Arg.) Fosberg].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [mentions].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. [mentions].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Sagun, V. G. 2010. Revision and phylogeny of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) in Malesia. Blumea 55:53.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Staples, G. W. & D. R. Herbst. 1996. Nomenclatural changes affecting cultivated plants. I. Baileya 23:173–174. [= A. amentacea subsp. wilkesiana (Mull. Arg.) Fosberg].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Acalypha wilkesiana Müll. Arg.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?1050 (21 September 2014)

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