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Definition of the noun acalypha

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noun - plural: -

  1. a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae

Phrases with Acalypha

  1. Acalypha Nana
  2. Acalypha Ulei
  3. Acalypha Erosa
  4. Acalypha Fissa
  5. Acalypha Fulva
  6. Acalypha Lacei
  7. Acalypha Leoni
  8. Acalypha Mappa
  9. Acalypha Ovata
  10. Acalypha Torta
  11. Acalypha Aliena
  12. Acalypha Baurii
  13. Acalypha Beckii
  14. Acalypha Bussei
  15. Acalypha Cincta
  16. Acalypha Crassa
  17. Acalypha Cuprea
  18. Acalypha deamii
  19. Acalypha deanii
  20. genus acalypha

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Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

ACALYPHA is a genus belonging to the Euphorbiacem. The species are not very ornamental, and are therefore but seldom cultivated. Several of them are quite hardy, and only require to be sown in the open ground; the tender ones should be ...

Google previewReport on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ... and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. (1885)

by Great Britain. Challenger Office, Sir Charles Wyville Thomson, Sir John Murray, George Strong Nares, Frank Tourle Thomson

Acalypha is a genus of upwards of 200 species, generally dispersed in warm ...

Google previewBotany, An Introduction to Plant Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acalypha is a genus of flowering plants in the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the sole genus of the subtribe Acalyphinae. It is one of the largest euphorb genera, with approximately 450 to 462 species. The crown of a plant refers to the totality of the ...

Google previewFibres (2012)

by Brink, M. & Achigan-Dako, E.G.

Acalypha is a large genus comprising about 460 species, occurring mainly in the tropics but extending to warm temperate areas. Tropical Africa and Asia have about 65 and 25 species, respectively, ...

Google previewPlants of AMS Garden (2014)

A Garden in the Arabian Deserts of Dubai by Dr. John Anurag Panga

Acalypha is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. It is the sole genus of the subtribe Acalyphinae. Two mostpopular species Acalypha wilkensiana and Acalypha hispida arecultivated asa house plants becauseof theirattractiveness and ...

Google previewFlowering Plants (1982)

Basswoods to Spurges by Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Acalypha is a genus of about four hundred species ...

Google previewAmerican Gardening (1899)

Acalypha is a name given by Hippocrates to the nettle, and the genus represents certain ornamental ioiiaged plants with nettle-like leaves requiring stove culture. As the most popular formsgrown in thiscountry had been plants with striking ...

Google previewPoisonous Plants and Venomous Animals of Alabama and Adjoining States (1990)

by J. Whitfield Gibbons, Robert Haynes, Joab L. Thomas

ACALYPHA THREE-SEEDED MERCURY Acalypha is a genus of annual herbs with alternate lance-shaped leaves. The flowers are imperfect and are produced in the axils of the leaves. The large bracts are foliaceous at the base of the female .

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator ... Second Edition (1825)

by Robert SWEET

AcALYPHA is a genus 4 82 HARDY HERBA ...

Google previewHome Remedies (2000)

by T V Sairam

Indian Acalypha is an unimpressive weed that grows on dunghills and manureheaps. Its Tamil name Kuppaimeni refers to these unenviable habitats. To the traditionalvillage doctor, theIndianAcalypha is a handy drug. Both theleavesandroots ...

Google previewThe Allergy-Fighting Garden (2015)

Stop Asthma and Allergies with Smart Landscaping by Thomas Leo Ogren

Acalypha is a separate-sexed species, however, and virtually all of the plants sold in the United States, Canada, and Europe are female clones, which cause no allergy. Acanthophoenix. 6 BARBEL PALM. Subtropical palm trees. Monoecious ...

Google previewVegetables (2004)

by G. J. H. Grubben

Acalypha is a large genus comprising about 450 species, occurring mainly in the tropics but extending to warm temperate areas. Tropical Africa and Asia have about 25 species each, tropical America about 400. The following species are used ...

Google previewPharmaceutical Journal (1900)

Acalypha is an expectorant, an emetic, and a laxative. 3. ANDRographis.-We have in hand the tincture, liquor concentratus, and infusion of this drug— prepared by Lieut.-Col. Carruthers, of the Government Medical Stores—and so far they ...

Google previewThe Garden (1899)

An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches

The genus Acalypha is a very large one, ab" 220 ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Acalypha L. Euphorbiaceae Calyptrospatha Klotzsch ex Baill. Caturus L. Cupameni Adans. Galurus Spreng. Gymnalypha Griseb. Linostachys Klotzsch ex ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acalypha L. Euphorbiaceae 17 Barrera, Alfredo Barrera Vazquez & Rosa Maria L6pez Franco, Nomenclature! etnobotdnica maya: una interpretation taxonomica. Mexico, D.F. 1976) A. arvensis Poeppig Mexico: espinosilla (Oaxaca); gatito ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The Acalypha. ACALYPHA...

ACALYPHA, Linn. ; Gen. PL, III., J". A genus of shrubs ( belonging to the NaturaJ Prder Euphorbiaceje ) having alternate, ovate, 3-5 or pinnivened leaves, with long ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of pure materia medica Index, 1880 (1874)


Acalypha Indica, Linn. Nat. order, Euphorbiaceie. Preparation, Tincture from the plant. Authority. Dr. Tonnere, of Calcutta. (See Am. Horn. Rev., vol. 2, and A. H. Z., 61, 104, and 77, 31.) * Severe fit of dry cough, followed by spitting of blood (from ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature (1810)

Acalypha Virginica, or Virginian acalypha. Female involucres heart-shaped gashed: leaves ovate-lanceolate longer than the petiole.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

The Acalypha. ACALYPHA brachystachya- Habitat. — Found in the Western Peninsula, Ceylon, and Upper Burma. Botanic Diagnosis. — The Flora of British India remarks: "This is scarcely more than a variety of A. Catechu, from which it differs ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1759)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller

ACALYPHA, three seeded Mercury. This Genus of Plants was constituted by Dr. Adrian Van Royen, late Professor of Botany at Leyden; the several Species have been included in different Genera, by the Writers on Botany, two of them under ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Acalypha subsessilis var. mollis Hutch.; Mallotus brevipes Pax ex Engl., nom. nud.) Ghana, East Africa, tree, semi-scrambling Trop. Africa. Shrub or small See Abhandlungen herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1901)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

ACALYPHA. Stove ornamental foliage plants (owl. Euphorbiaceaz). About 100 species, of easy culture. lndica has laxative properties. Increased by cuttings of points of the shoots, inserted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

RED-HOT CAT'S TAIL, CHENILLE PLANT Acalypha is particularly noted for its long tassels, densely packed with flowers, which makes them look like reddish, hairy tails. At first they grow ohliquely upwards from the leaf axils, later hending over ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Croton, Acalypha, &c. In < descending stairs, orax. Straining after stool, Merc.

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Small photo of Brilliantly coloured leaved Acalypha, also known as Fijian Fire Plant, Beefsteak Plant or Salt BushSmall photo of Acalypha Wilkesiana Hoffmannii green and cream variegated Shrub Plant called copperleaves, Fijian fireplant, beefsteak plant grows well in sun or part shade in warmer climates.Small photo of Indian acalypha and cat on white background.Small photo of Indian acalypha and cat on white background.Small photo of These are flowers of Red Cat's Tail (Acalypha reptans)Small photo of PUERTO DE LA CRUZ,TENERIFE,CANARY ISLANDS,SPAIN-APRIL,09,2018:Botanical Garden,Acalypha wilkesiana,MarginataSmall photo of Green flowers Bougainvillea and Acalypha siamensis More...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1L1Y4P3H4A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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