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Taxon: Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb.

Genus: Phyllanthus
Family: Phyllanthaceae subfamily: Phyllanthoideae tribe: Phyllantheae. Also placed in: Euphorbiaceae
Nomen number: 419836
Place of publication: Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 3:668. 1832
Name verified on: 24-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • lagoon-spurge   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • long-stalk leaf-flower   (Source: Flow India ) – English
  • long-stalk phyllanthus   (Source: Flow India ) – English
  • Mascarene Island leaf-flower   (Source: F Florida ) – English

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea [possibly]; Ethiopia [possibly]
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius [possibly]; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Baker, J. G. 1877. Flora of Mauritius and the Seychelles.
  • Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty. 2007. The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes. [not native to Mascarenes, probable origin Madagascar].
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Friedmann, F. 1994. Flore de Seychelles.
  • Girija, T. & Tabish. Flowers of India (on-line resource).
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000) [= P. nummulariifolius Poir.].
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen. [lists as P. tenellus Müll. Arg.].
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?419836 (19 September 2014)

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