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*Acalypha wilkesiana Müller of Aargau. Painted Copperleaf, Beefsteak-plant, Match-me-if-you-can, Wilkes’s Copperleaf. Hab: Disturbed uplands; cultivar presumably originating in the Pacific Islands.

Origin/Endemic status: Paleotropics

Synonymy: = FNA12, K4; = Acalypha amentacea Roxb. ssp. wilkesiana (Müller of Aargau) Fosberg – Fl2, WH3, WI

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC (name change)

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