Acalypha L. >

Leaves crenate or teeth blunt Acalypha
Villous-pubescent shrub up to 2 m high, rarely prostrate near the sea. Leaves spirally arranged, ovate to narrow-ovate or oblong, 4–6 mm long, serrate-crenate; stipules small. Flowers monoecious. Male flowers in axillary spikes up to 10 cm long, c. 1 mm diam.; Female flowers in separate short spikes or below the males; styles divided into narrow branches. In or near RF. Coast and adjacent plateaus Acalypha nemorum