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Acalypha hispida

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Species description or overview

Acalypha hispida information from NTBG
Information about Acalypha hispida is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).

Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Acalypha hispida
Nomenclatural information about Acalypha hispida is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Acalypha hispida information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Acalypha hispida, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Acalypha hispida
Nomenclatural information about Acalypha hispida is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).

Risk assessments

Acalypha hispida weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Acalypha hispida for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images of Acalypha hispida (Euphorbiaceae) (chenille plant)
Links to high-resolution free images of Acalypha hispida (Euphorbiaceae) (chenille plant) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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