genus Acalypha


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Noun1.genus Acalypha - a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceaegenus Acalypha - a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
Acalypha virginica, three-seeded mercury - weedy herb of eastern North America
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For instance, the adaptation of the genus Acalypha to disturbance prone environments such as fire may have accounted for the high percentage cover of Acalypha punctata on Site 1 since it was burned in spring 2007.