Acalypha fimbriata Schumach & Thonn.

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Acalypha fimbriata

Photo: Mark Hyde
Mavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge

Acalypha fimbriata

Photo: Mark Hyde
Mavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge

Acalypha fimbriata

Photo: Mark Hyde
Mavhuradonha Wilderness Eco-Lodge

Acalypha fimbriata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Mubvee (Hippo) Lodge, Mana Pools National Park

Acalypha fimbriata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Mubvee (Hippo) Lodge, Mana Pools National Park

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Synonyms: Acalypha ciliata sensu Prain & Hutch.
Acalypha vahliana Müll. Arg.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Very similar to Acalypha ciliata but consistently differing in the teeth of the female bracts, which are up to 1.5 mm long, falcate-lanceolate, curved at the apex, often lying alongside each other and almost contiguous.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In Acacia woodland, riverine vegetation, on the margins of pans, on alluvial soil or sandy soil near the edge of water.
Altitude range: (metres) 200 - 1370 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa and northern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 10 February 2016
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 142.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 86. (Includes a picture).

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 60. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 205 - 206.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Acalypha fimbriata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135080, retrieved 20 November 2017

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