African Plant Database

Phyllanthus asperulatus Hutch.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 27 (1920)
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very similar to P. gillettianus, but lateral shoots distinctly scabrid; female disk more like those of P. leucanthus and P. pseudoniruri.
Ecology : Mopane woodland; dry short grassland; colonizing bare ground in irrigation areas; 560-1067 m alt.
  Specim. Torre 7429 from Mozambique varies somewhat in the direction of P. gillettianus.
  S Africa; Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb - Ht 0.2 - 0.45 m. Alt: 560 - 1050 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 5: 399 (1901). 
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