Euphorbiaceae Week: Acalyha wilkesiana from Delhi

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 7, 2011, 6:05:44 AM3/7/11
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Acalyha wilkesiana Müll. Arg. in A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2):817. 1866
 Syn:  A. amentacea subsp. wilkesiana (Müll. Arg.) Fosberg
        Acalypha tricolor Seem., nom. inval.

Widely cultivated ornamental shrub in Delhi and other warmer climates,  ideal for hedges and borders.

Common names: beefsteakplant, copperleaf, fire-dragon, Jacob's-coat
        

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Pankaj Kumar

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Mar 7, 2011, 6:09:59 AM3/7/11
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Just a minor error. It has a 'p' likely to have been missed.

Acalypha wilkesiana Müll.Arg. Prodr. (DC.) 15(2.2): 817. 1866.

Nice pics. Thanks for sharing.
Pankaj

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Gurcharan Singh

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Mar 7, 2011, 6:14:24 AM3/7/11
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Thanks Pankaj ji
Yes I am having trouble with p key of my laptop. It misses if I don't press it hard. May have to get it cleaned.



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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired  Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

kalidass Chinnamadasamy

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Mar 7, 2011, 6:46:32 AM3/7/11
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it is correct name : Acalypha wilkesiana Müll
 
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