Acalypheae
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Vernacular names of plants within the Tribe Acalypheae

acalypha
cardinal's feather
copperleaf
threeseed mercury

Hierarchical position of the Tribe Acalypheae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Dilleniidae Takht. ex Reveal & Tahkt.
pub. 1993
  
   SuperOrdo  Euphorbianae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Euphorbiales Lindl.
pub. Nix. Pl.: 13. 17 Sep 1833.
  
   Familia  Euphorbiaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 384. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Spurges
  
   Subfamilia  Acalyphoideae Kostel.
pub. Allg. Med.-Pharm. Fl. 5: 1716. Jan-Sep 1836.
   Tribus  Acalypheae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 45. 1829.

Named members of the Tribe Acalypheae

1
   Subtribus  Acalyphinae Griseb.
pub. Fl. Brit. W. I.: 45. Dec 1859.
 
2
   Genus  Acalypha L.
pub. (1753)
common name: copperleaf

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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