Monographs Details: Acalypha diversifolia Jacq.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Now widely reported from northern Venezuela and Colombia, and since 1906 (Pulle, Enum. 259. 1906) also from the Guianas.BRITISH GUIANA. Basin of Rupuruni River, Isherton, ca lat 2° 20' N, 9-15 Nov 1937, A. C. Smith 2481 (NY); northwestern slope of Kanuku Mts., in drainage of Moku-moku Creek (Takutu tributary), dense forest, alt 150-400 m, 31 Mar-16 Apr 1938, A. C. Smith 3368 (NY).

Discussion:

leptostachya H.B.K., Nov. Gen. & Sp. 2: 96. 1817.

Type. Not seen. Reported as “Ex Caracas. Floret in caldario Junio & Julio.” Miiller-Argoviensis (in D.C., Prodr. 15(2): 854.) 1866). quotes it as Funk et Schlim n. 505. Apparently the type specimen was cultivated and came originally from Caracas.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Venezuela South America| Colombia South America|