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Definition of the noun acalypha
What does acalypha mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Acalypha: genus Acalypha
- more generic term: rosid dicot genus = a genus of dicotyledonous plants
- member of: Euphorbiaceae / family Euphorbiaceae / spurge family = a family of plants of order Geraniales
- member: three-seeded mercury / Acalypha virginica = weedy herb of eastern North America
Phrases with Acalypha
- Acalypha Nana
- Acalypha Ulei
- Acalypha Erosa
- Acalypha Fissa
- Acalypha Fulva
- Acalypha Lacei
- Acalypha Leoni
- Acalypha Mappa
- Acalypha Ovata
- Acalypha Torta
- Acalypha Aliena
- Acalypha Beckii
- Acalypha Bussei
- Acalypha Cincta
- Acalypha Crassa
- Acalypha Cuprea
- Acalypha deamii
- Acalypha deanii
- Acalypha Dioica
- genus acalypha
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acalypha
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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, ...
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 ...
Plants 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 ...
Flowering Plants (1982)
Basswoods to Spurges by Robert H. Mohlenbrock
Acalypha is a genus of about four hundred species, native mostly ...
American 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 ...
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 .
by Robert SWEET
AcALYPHA is a genus 4 82 HARDY HERBA ...
Report 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 ...
The 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 ...
Florida Keys Wildflowers (2004)
A Field Guide to Wildflowers, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of the Florida Keys by Roger L. Hammer
Comments: Acalypha is an ancient Greek name for "nettle" and was applied to this group of plants by Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778) because the leaves resembled those of some nettles. The name chamaedrifolia means "leaves resting on the ...
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 ...
Pharmaceutical Journal (1900)
Acalypha is an expectorant, an emetic, and a ...
The Garden (1899)
An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches
The genus Acalypha is a very large one, ab" 220 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji
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 petioles 5 often in cultivation variously coloured or marked, chiefly in shades of ...
ACALYPHA, Linn. ; Gen. PL, III., 311. A genus of shrubs (belonging to the Natural Order Euphorbiace*) having alternate, ovate, 3-5 or pinnivened leaves, with long petioles; often in cultivation variously coloured or marked, chiefly in shades of ...
Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette
e copperleaf; three-seed-mercury f acalypha 98 Acalypha apodanthes Standl. & L.O.Williams Euphorbiaceae SE North America (Mexico: Quintana Roo to Costa Rica) NW South America ( Colombia) ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1810)
by John Wilkes
Acalypha Virginica, or Virginian acalypha: 'female involucres heart-shaped gashedz leaves ovate-lanceolate longer than the petiole. This sort grows naturally in jVirginia, and several other parts of North America; It is an annual plant, seldom ...
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- Acalypha sp.
A species of Copperleaf in the Sierra Maihuatlan of southern Mexico.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
- Acalypha Pendulus
Firetail showing its colours in a hanging basket.
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- Acalypha Bronze Pink
Photo credit: Les Serres Fortier
- Acalypha sp. (Euphorbiaceae)
Mexico, area of Santa Catarina Lachatao
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Quotes about Acalypha
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Scrabble value of A1C3A1L1Y4P3H4A1
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