Names of Plants in India :: Acalypha indica L.

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Dinesh Valke

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Acalypha indica L. ... family: Euphorbiaceae

Acalypha indica L.

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ak-uh-LY-fuh or ak-uh-LEE-fuh -- nettle ... Dave's Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh -- of or from India ... Dave's Botanary


commonly known as: Indian acalypha, Indian copperleaf, Indian mercury, Indian nettle, three-seeded mercuryAssamese: কুপ্পি kuppi, মুক্তাঝুৰি muktajhurai, মুকুতা-মঞ্জৰী mukuta manjari, পত্ৰচাকি patrasaki, শ্বেত বসন্ত sbeta-basantaBengali: মুক্তাঝুরি muktajhuriGujarati: દાદરો dadaro, હરીતમંજરી haritamanjari, વેંછીકાંટો venchikantoHindi: खोकली khokali, कुपी kupiKachchhi: દદર જો ઝાડ dadar jo jhadKannada: ಜಲಮಲಿ jalamali, ಕುಪ್ಪಿಗಿಡ kuppigidaKonkani: ಕುಂಕ್ಮಿಫಲ kunkmiphalaMalayalam: കുപ്പമേനി kuppameniMarathi: खोखली khokhali, कुपी kupiOdia: ଇନ୍ଦ୍ରମାରିଷ indramarishaRajasthani: खोकली khokaliSanskrit: हरितमञ्जरी haritamanjariTamil: அக்கினிச்சிவம் akkini-c-civam, அனந்தை anantai, அங்குரம் ankuram, அண்டகம் antakam, அரிமஞ்சரி ari-manjari, சக்கரபுட்பி cakkara-putpi, எரிசிகை eri-cikai, கொழிப்பூண்டு koli-p-puntu, குப்பைமேனி kuppai-meni, மயிலம் mayilam, முறைமயக்கி murai-mayakki, நசியரி naciyari, ஒடுவடக்கி otu-v-atakki, பூனைமூலி punai-muli, பூனைவணங்கி punai-vananki, திரிபுரத்தான் tiripurattan, திருமேனி tiru-meni, விமலி vimaliTelugu: హరిత మంజరి haritha manjari, కుప్పింటాకు kupintaku, కుప్పి చెట్టు kuppi chettu, మురిపిండ muripinda, మురుకొండ చెట్టు murkonda chettu, పిప్పింట pippintaTulu: ಬಂಗಾರಕಾಯಿ bangaarakaayi, ಕುಪ್ಪಿ ದೈ kuppi dai


botanical names: Acalypha indica L. ... synonyms: Acalypha bailloniana Müll.Arg. • Acalypha chinensis Benth. • Acalypha cupamenii Dragend. • Acalypha decidua Forssk. • Acalypha fimbriata Baill. • Acalypha somalensis Pax • Acalypha somalium Müll.Arg. • Acalypha spicata Forssk. • Cupamenis indica (L.) Raf. • Ricinocarpus baillonianus (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze • Ricinocarpus deciduus (Forssk.) Kuntze • Ricinocarpus indicus (L.) Kuntze ... status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.





August 27, 2008 ... Mumbai


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J.M. Garg

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Mar 18, 2019, 11:49:16 AM3/18/19
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Thanks, Dinesh ji, for your dedicated efforts. 

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Ushadi Micromini

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Mar 18, 2019, 8:10:19 PM3/18/19
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Lots of work, Dinesh



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Dinesh Valke

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Thanks Garg ji and Usha di for the appreciation.
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J.M. Garg

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Image appears to be of Acalypha ciliata Forssk.  rather than those of Acalypha indica L. 

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Dinesh Valke

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Mar 28, 2019, 9:54:52 AM3/28/19
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Thanks Garg ji for this validation.
Will do the revisions in my notes. Let me pull out all my Acalypha indica sightings for validations.
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Ushadi Micromini

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Mar 28, 2019, 10:53:39 PM3/28/19
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in this case Gargji might be right
i personally want to see close up....
more close to see details of the florets
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Dinesh Valke

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Mar 29, 2019, 3:37:30 AM3/29/19
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Usha di,
Attaching a cropped version of the picture in this post above. Hope it helps you to see a little closer, though at loss of picture quality. I had not clicked more pictures then, because it was not convenient going near to that plant.
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Ushadi Micromini

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Mar 29, 2019, 5:44:47 AM3/29/19
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thanks
the green cups
ie the involucres are toothed
in mukta jhuri i see usually may have some small bumps but not in the same intensity or density per linear cms of the cup's top edge

it seems different
i dont have access to the purely scientific detailed description handy
and someone in my family has a stroke 
i cant spend time to look for one either
i am going mainly by memory

pardon me if i am wrong
but this is different looking


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Dinesh Valke

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Mar 29, 2019, 6:36:00 AM3/29/19
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Thanks Usha di.
I will go with Garg ji's thought of A. ciliata.
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Dinesh

Dinesh Valke

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Mar 29, 2019, 11:49:30 AM3/29/19
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Garg ji, please consider checking possibility of  Acalypha malabarica Müll.Arg. , though the quality of photo does not show the fine gland tipped hairs on the cup.
A. ciliata seems to have a relatively more fimbriate bract cup - as we see in images at Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
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J.M. Garg

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Mar 29, 2019, 11:45:40 PM3/29/19
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Yes, Dinesh ji,
You may be right if we go by Kasim ji's post at Identification of Acalypha sp.

Dinesh Valke

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Mar 30, 2019, 1:24:20 AM3/30/19
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Thanks Garg ji, Looking at all possibilities, I feel strongly that, the pictures above belong to, A. malabarica.
Will make changes accordingly in flickr notes.

Here are keys based on bracts, provided by one of my contacts at flickr,
1 ... Bracts deeply 5-lobed ... ... A. brachystachya
1 ... Bracts dentate, not deeply lobed
2 ... Teeth of bracts with gland tipped hairs ... ... A. malabarica
2 ... Teeth of bracts without gland tipped hair
3 ... bracts ending in long subulate hispid teeth ... ... A. ciliata
3 ... bracts ending in shallowly dentate tips ... ... A. indica

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Dinesh

Dinesh Valke

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Mar 30, 2019, 8:30:00 AM3/30/19
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Garg ji, I have messed up this post. This must be A. lanceolata and not A. malabarica.
I am posting whatever pictures I have in a separate post for identification / validation.
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Dinesh

Ushadi Micromini

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Mar 31, 2019, 5:26:42 AM3/31/19
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but  i love this little key you typed up
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Dinesh Valke

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Mar 31, 2019, 6:15:55 AM3/31/19
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Thanks Usha di.
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J.M. Garg

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Appears to be appears to be Acalypha ciliata Forssk. as per another thread.

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Dinesh Valke

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Apr 9, 2019, 8:42:22 AM4/9/19
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Thank you Garg ji for checking into this post. I had separately posted in another thread all pictures of plant posted here.
Actually this (my) plant is put at Flowers of India with the ID -  Acalypha lanceolata ... I forgot to label accordingly in my flickr notes.
If we give a good look at the sepal cups' fringes of ciliata and lanceolata, there is considerable difference.
I strongly think this plant to be A. lanceolata.
I wish more members validate this ID.
Regards.
Dinesh
 

J.M. Garg

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Apr 17, 2019, 7:10:56 AM4/17/19
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Balakrishnan ji has identified it as Acalypha ciliata Forssk.
I have also forwarded my Acalypha lanceolata posts for reidentification to him.
Let us wait what he says.

Dinesh Valke

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OK Garg ji, many thanks for following up on this.
Will wait for  Balakrishnan ji's thoughts.
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Dinesh

Anil Thakur

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Apr 18, 2019, 12:48:56 PM4/18/19
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Beautiful clicks and nice information , Dinesh ji

Dinesh Valke

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Thanks very much, Anil ji.
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Dinesh

On Thu, Apr 18, 2019 at 10:19 PM Anil Thakur <aniltha...@gmail.com> wrote:
Beautiful clicks and nice information , Dinesh ji

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ak-uh-LY-fuh or ak-uh-LEE-fuh -- nettle ... Dave's Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh -- of or from India ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: Indian acalypha, Indian copperleaf, Indian mercury, Indian nettle, three-seeded mercury • Assamese: কুপ্পি kuppi, মুক্তাঝুৰি muktajhurai, মুকুতা-মঞ্জৰী mukuta manjari, পত্ৰমঞ্জৰী patramanjari, পত্ৰচাকি patrasaki, শ্বেত বসন্ত sbeta-basanta • Bengali: মুক্তাঝুরি muktajhuri • Gujarati: દાદરો dadaro, હરીતમંજરી haritamanjari, વેંછીકાંટો venchikanto • Hindi: खोकली khokali, कुपी kupi • Kachchhi: દદર જો ઝાડ dadar jo jhad • Kannada: ಜಲಮಲಿ jalamali, ಕುಪ್ಪಿಗಿಡ kuppigida • Konkani: ಕುಂಕ್ಮಿಫಲ kunkmiphala • Malayalam: കുപ്പമേനി kuppameni • Marathi: खोखली khokhali, कुपी kupi • Odia: ଇନ୍ଦ୍ରମାରିଷ indramarisha, ସୁକର୍ଣ୍ଣିକା sukarnnika • Rajasthani: खोकली khokali • Sanskrit: हरितमञ्जरी haritamanjari • Tamil: அக்கினிச்சிவம் akkini-c-civam, அனந்தை anantai, அங்குரம் ankuram, அண்டகம் antakam, அரிமஞ்சரி ari-manjari, சக்கரபுட்பி cakkara-putpi, எரிசிகை eri-cikai, கொழிப்பூண்டு koli-p-puntu, குப்பைமேனி kuppai-meni, மயிலம் mayilam, முறைமயக்கி murai-mayakki, நசியரி naciyari, ஒடுவடக்கி otu-v-atakki, பூனைமூலி punai-muli, பூனைவணங்கி punai-vananki, திரிபுரத்தான் tiripurattan, திருமேனி tiru-meni, விமலி vimali • Telugu: హరిత మంజరి haritha manjari, కుప్పింటాకు kupintaku, కుప్పి చెట్టు kuppi chettu, మురిపిండ muripinda, మురుకొండ చెట్టు murkonda chettu, పిప్పింట pippinta • Tulu: ಬಂಗಾರಕಾಯಿ bangaarakaayi, ಕುಪ್ಪಿ ದೈ kuppi dai


botanical names: Acalypha indica L. ... synonyms: Acalypha bailloniana Müll.Arg. • Acalypha chinensis Benth. • Acalypha cupamenii Dragend. • Acalypha decidua Forssk. • Acalypha fimbriata Baill. • Acalypha somalensis Pax • Acalypha somalium Müll.Arg. • Acalypha spicata Forssk. • Cupamenis indica (L.) Raf. • Ricinocarpus baillonianus (Müll.Arg.) Kuntze • Ricinocarpus deciduus (Forssk.) Kuntze • Ricinocarpus indicus (L.) Kuntze ... status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Indian acalypha
Indian copperleaf
Indian mercury
Indian nettle
three-seeded mercury
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
কুপ্পি kuppi
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Pattiri for help with this name ... facebook
মুক্তাঝুৰি muktajhurai
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Pattiri for help with this name ... facebook
পত্ৰমঞ্জৰী patramanjari
  • Many thanks to Ashim Gogoi for help with this name ... facebook
পত্ৰচাকি patrasaki
  • Shodhganga - Enumeration of species with their utilization in ethnomedicine
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeial Plant Drugs: Expanded Therapeutics by C P Khare
  • Many thanks to Pankaj Chetia for help with this name ... facebook
মুকুতা-মঞ্জৰী mukuta manjari
  • Many thanks to Pankaj Chetia for help with this name ... facebook
  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeial Plant Drugs: Expanded Therapeutics by C P Khare
শ্বেত বসন্ত sbeta-basanta
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Pattiri for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
মুক্তাঝুরি muktajhuri
વેંછીકાંટો venchikanto
  • FLORA OF BARDA MOUNTAIN (KATHIAWAD) by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1910
  • PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
  • also found written as વાંછીકાંટો vanchikanto or વંશીકાંટો vanshikanto
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
खोकली khokali
कुपी kupi
  • or कुप्पी kuppi ... FLORA OF BARDA MOUNTAIN (KATHIAWAD) by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1910
~~~~~ KACHCHHI ~~~~~
દદર જો ઝાડ dadar jo jhad
  • PLANTS OF CUTCH AND THEIR UTILITY by THAKAR, JAIKRISHNA INDRAJI, 1926
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಜಲಮಲಿ jalamali
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • A Kannada-English Dictionary by Reverend Ferdinand Kittel (1832–1903)
ಕುಪ್ಪಿಗಿಡ kuppigida
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
ಕುಂಕ್ಮಿಫಲ kunkmiphala
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
കുപ്പമേനി kuppameni
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
खोखली khokhali
कुपी kupi
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
ଇନ୍ଦ୍ରମାରିଷ indramarisha
ସୁକର୍ଣ୍ଣିକା sukarnnika
~~~~~ RAJASTHANI ~~~~~
खोकली khokali
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
हरितमञ्जरी haritamanjari
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
அக்கினிச்சிவம் akkini-c-civam
அனந்தை anantai
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • Indian acalypha, popular name of Acalypha indica L. ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
  • this name shared with ... harialli grass, Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. / Malabar glory-lily, Gloriosa superba L. / Indian sarsaparilla, Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. ex Schult. / chebulic myrobalan, Terminalia chebula Retz. / gulancha, Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers / small climbing nettle, Tragia involucrata var. cannabina Müll.Arg. ... synonym of Tragia plukenetii Radcl.-Sm.
அங்குரம் ankuram
அண்டகம் antakam
அரிமஞ்சரி ari-manjari
சக்கரபுட்பி cakkara-putpi
எரிசிகை eri-cikai
கொழிப்பூண்டு koli-p-puntu
குப்பைமேனி kuppai-meni
  • ENVIS - FRLHT
  • also மேனி meni, குப்பாமணி kuppamani ... Indian acalypha, popular name of Acalypha indica L. ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
மயிலம் mayilam
முறைமயக்கி murai-mayakki
நசியரி naciyari
ஒடுவடக்கி otu-v-atakki
பூனைமூலி punai-muli
பூனைவணங்கி punai-vananki
திரிபுரத்தான் tiripurattan
திருமேனி tiru-meni
விமலி vimali
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
హరిత మంజరి haritha manjari
కుప్పింటాకు kupintaku
కుప్పి చెట్టు kuppi chettu
మురిపిండ muripinda
మురుకొండ చెట్టు murkonda chettu
పిప్పింట pippinta
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಬಂಗಾರಕಾಯಿ bangaarakaayi
ಕುಪ್ಪಿ ದೈ kuppi dai
~~~~~ x ~~~~~



Names compiled / updated at https://dineshvalke.blogspot.com/2020/09/acalypha-indica-l.html

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