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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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Home 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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 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
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 ...
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 ...
Acalypha Virginica, or Virginian acalypha. Female involucres heart-shaped gashed: leaves ovate-lanceolate longer than the petiole.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by John Henry Clarke
Croton, Acalypha, &c. In < descending stairs, orax. Straining after stool, Merc.
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- Acalypha sp.
A species of Copperleaf in the Sierra Maihuatlan of southern Mexico.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
- Acalypha sp. (Euphorbiaceae)
Mexico, area of Santa Catarina Lachatao
Photo credit: yakovlev.alexey
- Acalypha Bronze Pink
Photo credit: Les Serres Fortier
- Acalypha Pendulus
Firetail showing its colours in a hanging basket.
Photo credit: cmslothouber
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Quotes about Acalypha
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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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