Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Alchornea latifolia Sw.

EUPHORBIACEAE Family selection - Spurge family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Alchornea latifolia Sw. Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Prodr. [O. P. Swartz] 98. 1788 [20 Jun-29 Jul 1788]
Rank: species

pictures Images of Alchornea latifolia

Common names

US name U.S. name: Achiotillo

Grown habit: Tree
Duration: Perennial



Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Euphorbiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Alchornea

Page counter: 167 ( AVG: 170.48 / 13.769 )

text Search for more information on the Web

All families All genera

- The New Plantfinder - Images and local names of vascular plants - Project Dryades / KeyToNature, coordinated by the Department of Life Sciences, University of Trieste
- Lichens - Interactive identification keys to the lichens
- Acta Plantarum - Forum and Image Gallery (Plants, Animals, Mushrooms)

Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Alchornea latifolia Sw.
Map for Alchornea latifolia Sw.
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

(Select a kingdom and click on Ok)

(Select a division and click on Ok)

(Select a class and click on Ok)

(Select a family and click on Ok)

Genera (Euphorbiaceae)
(Select a genus and click on Ok)

Common names (Alchornea)
(Select a common name and click on Ok)

More species:
1) Alchorneopsis floribunda (Benth.) Müll. Arg. [120]
2) Alchorneopsis portoricensis Urb. [141]
3) Alcina perfoliata Cav. [91]
4) Alectoria abbreviata (Müll. Arg.) R. Howe [72]
5) Alectoria altaica (Gyel.) Rasanen [89]
6) Alectoria bicolor (Ehrh.) Nyl. [85]
7) Alectoria capillaris (Ach.) Crombie [78]
8) Alectoria delicata Mot. [86]
9) Alectoria implexa (Hoffm.) Nyl. [80]
10) Alectoria nadvornikiana Gyel. [60]

7-Oct-2022 - Week-40

Privacy Policy - Personalizza tracciamento pubblicitario