African Plant Database

Phyllanthus udoricola Radcl.-Sm.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 51(2): 326 (1996); Kew Bull. 51: 301-331 (1996)
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Phyllanthus pusillus J. F. Brunel
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious erect, slender annual hygrophilous herb with reddish stems to 45 cm tall; lead-shoots angular; lateral shoots to 6 cm long.
Ecology : Shallow water in laterite pans; wet peaty ditches in dambos and amongst robust grasses; 1220-1555 m alt.
  Confused with P. amarus Schumach. & Thonn., a widespread weed in tropical Africa (native to America, but now pantropical).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 107431
Record n°107431
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