Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Acalypha indica

Classification

Acalypha [genus] (7)
indica [species]

Classification

Acalypha [genus] (7)
indica [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Distribution description Native to Marianas, Asia-temperate, Asia-tropical and Africa.
    Notes on presence status Introduced/cultivated.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 5: 604. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]