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Taxon: Acalypha rhomboidea Raf.

Genus: Acalypha
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Acalyphoideae tribe: Acalypheae subtribe: Acalyphinae.
Nomen number: 400003
Place of publication: New Fl. 1:45. 1836
Comment: place of publication verified from original literature
Name verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Oct-2003
No species priority site assigned.
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:

  • rhombic copperleaf   (Source: Glea Cron ed2 ) – English
  • rhombic three-seeded-mercury   (Source: G. A. Levin, p.c.) – English

Economic importance:

  • Weed   (of unknown importance in the US fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia, Ontario [s.], Quebec [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan [s.], New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [e.], Minnesota [s.], Missouri, Nebraska [e.], Oklahoma [e.], Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

References:

  • Cooperrider, T. S. 1984. Some species mergers and new combination in the Ohio flora. Michigan Bot. 23:165. [= A. virginica var. rhomboidea (Raf.) Cooperr.].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Levin, G. A. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Levin, G. A. 1999. Notes on Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) in North America. Rhodora 101:231.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1977. Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
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Check other web resources for Acalypha rhomboidea Raf.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?400003 (29 August 2014)

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