African Plant Database

Phyllanthus nyale Petra Hoffm. & Cheek
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 58(2): 442 (2003)
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet 20-35 cm tall, monopodial, sparsely branched; orthotropic shoots terete or flattered at apex, striate, sometimes lenticelled; branching phyllanthoid; plagiotropic branchlets 6-11cm long; distinctly winged; leaves with unequal base;
Ecology : Submontane evergreen forest with Oncoba, Cola verticillata, Loesenera talbotii, in understory; 1000 m alt.
  Ressembling P. nigericus and P. sublanatus (keying out close the these in Fl. W. Trop. Afrr. ed. 2, 1/2 :384, 1958). Known only from the type (Eluge44539) and paratype (Cheek 9679), both collected in 1998. - Forest clearance for agriculture is a thre
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