Acalypha

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 genus name Acalypha is from the Greek akalephes (`nettle`), and was inspired by the nettle-like leaves. General common names include copperleaf......
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Acalypha

(Chenille Plant) These are tender shrubs that are mostly native to the tropics. The only one worth cultivating for its flowers is the Chenille Plant, Acalypha hispida (A. Sanderiana). In the summer and fall this plant produces long tassels of bright red flowers. There is also a white variety, alba. Other kinds are grown for their pretty foliage...
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Acalypha

[n] - a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
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Acalypha

genus Acalypha noun a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
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