African Plant Database

Phyllanthus beillei Hutch.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: 1. 733 (1913)
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Phyllanthus welwitschianus var. beillei (Hutch.) Radcl.-Sm.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Phyllanthus grahamii Hutch. & M.B. Moss
=Phyllanthus nyassae Pax & K. Hoffm. (1928)
=Phyllanthus stolzianus Pax & K. Hoffm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Similar to P. welwitschianus, but a much-branched dense twiggy virgate shrub 0,5-4,5 m tall and 2,5 m Ø; always dioecious, etc.
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Ecology : Usually in sand; often locally frequent in shade of streamside and riverbank vegetation; riverine forest; mushitu margins; miombo; semi-evergreen forest; mixed evergreen forest; locally common in coastal bushland; dry forest; ...
  Disjunct outliers in Thailand and Cambodia.
  Some specimens are intermediate between P. beillei and P. welwitschianus.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:315 (2012)
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