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Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poir.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 5: 302 (1804) 
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poir. var. nummulariifolius
 Menarda nummularifolia (Poir.) Baill. (1858)
 Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poir. subsp. nummulariifolius
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Phyllanthus stuhlmannii Pax
=Phyllanthus tanzaniensis J. F. Brunel
 
Taxon infra-specific
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poir. var. nummulariifolius
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius var. capillaris (Schumach. & Thonn.) Radcl.-Sm.
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius subsp. vinanibeae Brunel & J. P. Roux (1981)
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poir. subsp. nummulariifolius
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious or dioecious graceful semi-prostrate, decumbent, subscandent or ± erect woody herb 20-50 cm tall or shrub to 4,5 m high but commonly much less;
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Ecology : Woodland; wooded grassland; forest edges; often in seasonally wet and disturbed places; grassland and open grassy places; shallow soil pocket on granite inselberg within Acacia-Commiphora; evergreen rain-forest floor; dense riverine forest; etc...
  Bioko/Fernando Poo; S. Africa; Madagascar, Mascarenes, Seychelles.
  Comprises 2 vars.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 40 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Ralimanana, H. & P. Hoffmann (2011). taxonomic revision of Phyllanthus (Phyllanthaceae) in Madagascar and the Comoro islands.1 synopsis and subgenera Isocladus, Betsileani, Kiganelia and Tenellanthus. Kew Bull. 66: 360
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 143286
 
Record n°143286
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