Observations in the Genus: Acalypha

Common Name: False Nettles

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Acalypha sp. cf. A vilicaulis

Acalypha vilicaulis Mthatha (2)
By: Mavourneen
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Mthatha
Observed: 14th March 2015
Added: 10th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Description:

Sprawling slender herb in long grass, male and female flowers on same plant.

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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Pine Valley Road, below Sibebe
Observed: 14th October 2007
Added: 5th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve, near entrance
Observed: 17th October 2006
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha angustata

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Location: Pine Valley, Plot 202
Observed: 25th November 2005
Added: 20th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Herb. Kiaat woodland/sourveld grassland.

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Acalypha

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By: FR de Villiers
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Drakensville
Observed: 28th November 2014
Added: 1st February 2015
Identifications:1
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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, Magadzavane Lodge, southern end
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Savanna/woodland.

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Acalypha

Acalypha-2
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Cynthia Letty NR, Barberton
Observed: 11th January 2015
Added: 15th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Small herb, leaf with prominent glandular glands. Serpentine

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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve. Picnic site.
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 11th January 2015
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve. Picnic site.
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 11th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp.

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Location: Malolotja Nature Reserve. Log cabins vlei
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 10th January 2015
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Vlei in open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp.

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Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 10th January 2015
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Aca_ind

Aca_ind
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Location: Raptor's View Wildlife Estate
Observed: 8th January 2015
Added: 9th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Acalypha

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By: Robert Taylor
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Sodwana sampsite3
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 23rd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Acalypha peduncularis (Male)

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By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Nonoti Network Biodiversity Stewardship Site
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 23rd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Acalypha villicaulis (male and female flowers)

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By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Nonoti Network Biodiversity Stewardship Site
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 23rd December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Male and female flowers on same plant

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Acalypha

Acalypha
By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Unnamed Road, Eikenhof
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Acalypha

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 27th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata) Klipriviersberg nature reserve

Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata) Klipriviersberg nature reserve
By: PeterRWarren
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMidlands Conservancies Forum
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Location: Klipriviersberg nature reserve
Observed: 16th November 2014
Added: 26th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Copper leaf (Acalypha angustata/Male) Klipriviersberg nature reserve. Toothed nature of leaves makes it look much more like Acalypha sp in Gill and Engelbrecht.
References.
Gill and Engelbrecht. p 92.
van Wyk and Malan. No 504, P204.

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By: candicecandice’s reputation in Plants
Location: 1, Bridget Rd
Observed: 13th November 2014
Added: 13th November 2014
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

low growing
unique red tendrils on flower

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Acalypha

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: 1100, Cornelius St
Observed: 25th October 2014
Added: 12th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Acalypha

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By: Andrew Hankey
Africa Nature TrainingBotanical Society of South AfricaBushveld Experience Skills & TrainingCREW (KZN)Lepidopterists' Society of AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Plants expert
Location: Unnamed Road, Nkangala
Observed: 9th November 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Hairy acalypha

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By: Mbali Mkhize
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Nonoti secondary grasslands
Observed: 20th October 2014
Added: 11th November 2014
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Acalypha villicaulis

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Location: Nkomati River, path to riverbank upstream from "The Gap"
Observed: 2nd May 2005
Added: 2nd November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Riverine woodland

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False nettle

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By: timvn
CREW (Eastern Cape)
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Location: Dassiekrans, Grahamstown
Observed: 26th October 2014
Added: 26th October 2014
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Acalypha sp. (male)

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Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 19th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Rocky area near stream in open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp. (female)

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Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 19th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Rocky area near stream in open sourveld grassland

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Acalypha sp. (male)

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Observed: 17th October 2014
Added: 19th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Herb. Rocky area near stream in open sourveld grassland

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Flower at Msinsi CCA No22

Msinsi 22a
By: Paolo Candotti
Kloof Conservancy
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Location: 41, Klooflands Rd
Observed: 13th September 2014
Added: 9th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Acalypha sp.?

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Location: Hawane, by main road near Borrell's Farm
Observed: 13th January 2005
Added: 6th October 2014
Likely ID: Acalypha
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

Herb. Open sourveld grassland

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Brooms & Brushes

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Dwesa Nature Reserve
Observed: 18th September 2014
Added: 20th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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