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Group: Dicot Rank: species Herbarium Placement: Monsanto, 2nd, A, 147

Authors: Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1003. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Type-Protologue
Locality: Habitat in Zeylona, Virginia
Type Specimens
  • CT: Clayton 201; ; (BM) LT designated by Mackenzie, Rhodora 30: 237 (1928); CT proposed by Reveal, Taxon 39: 361 (1990); see also Taxon 42: 876 (1993)
Higher Taxa:     Taxonomy Browser
Concept:    details
Combinations for this basionym:
**Acalypha virginica var. genuina (L.) Müll. Arg.
Ricinocarpus virginicus (L.) Kuntze
Projects: Missouri , SNR

Common Names:
  • mercury-weed (English, United States)
  • three seeded-mercury (English, United States)
  • virginia copper-leaf (English, United States)
  • wax-balls (English, United States)
Keywords: BCA, FNA

 
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