Swaziland's Flora Database:
Acalypha glabrata Thunb. var. glabrata
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Acalypha glabrata - Large shrub or small tree, much-branched, with few hairs on young stems and leaves, otherwise hairless; glands absent. Leaf-stalk c 2 cm long, blade round or broadly oval, tapering sharply to base and slowly to narrow tip, margin blunt-toothed, up to 7 cm long x 5 cm wide, usually smaller on old branches. Inflorescences numerous, lateral, slender, up to 4 cm long with separate small clusters of minute male flowers and sometimes one or few female flowers at base.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.