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Definition of the noun acalypha

What does acalypha mean as a name of something?

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 Beckii
  13. Acalypha Bussei
  14. Acalypha Cincta
  15. Acalypha Crassa
  16. Acalypha Cuprea
  17. Acalypha deamii
  18. Acalypha deanii
  19. Acalypha Dioica
  20. genus acalypha

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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 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 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, native mostly ...

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 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 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 previewFlorida 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 ...

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 ...

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 Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

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 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

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 ...

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

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

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) ...

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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia 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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