Family: Euphorbiaceae
Hispaniola cat’s tail ,Cat Tails, Kitten’s Tail, Trailing Acalypha

Acalypha can be evergreen shrubs or trees, or annuals, with simple leaves and catkin-like racemes of tiny flowers, brightly coloured in some species

A. hispaniolae is a compact, somewhat trailing shrub with neat, ovate dark green leaves, and crimson flower spikes 5 – 7cm in length, from spring to autumn