African Plant Database

Acalypha neptunica Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Abh. Naturwiss. Vereine Bremen 7: 26 (1882)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acalypha neptunica Müll. Arg. var. neptunica
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha mildbraediana Pax
=Acalypha neptunica var. glabrescens (Pax) Pax & K. Hoffm.
=Acalypha mildbraediana var. glabrescens Pax
=Acalypha subsessilis Hutch. (1911)
=Acalypha subsessilis var. mollis Hutch.
=Acalypha subsessilis var. glabra Pax & K. Hoffm.
=Acalypha subsessilis Pax
Taxon infra-specific
Acalypha neptunica var. pubescens (Pax) Hutch.
Acalypha neptunica Müll. Arg. var. neptunica
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 6 m tall, rarely higher, although usually not exceeding 3 m.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Fringing forest with Coffea canephora; rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Erythrophyllum suaveolens, Alstonia boonei, Parinari excelsa, Milicia excelsa; forest undergrowth, edges, and associated bushland; riverine communities; etc...
  Not in Ethiopia (= A. acrogyna ).
  Comprises 2 vars.: [see more in the book]
  • Cardiel J. & I.Montero Munoz (2018). Synopsis of Acalypha (Euphorbiaceae) of West Tropical Africa, including Cameroon, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and São Tomé and Príncipe Pl. Syst. Evol. 304: 103 LT2
  • 2 Publishing with molecular analysis
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