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Genus: Phyllanthus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales > Family: Phyllanthaceae

Approximately 600 species worldwide, of which 41 are native to southern Africa (Zimbabwe and Mozambique).

Species native to southern Africa

List from Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Phyllanthus acidus

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus arvensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus asperalatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus bellei

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Phyllanthus berniarianus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus delagoensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus engleri

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Phyllanthus fraternus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus gillettianus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus glaucophyllus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus graminicola

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus hutchinsonianus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus incurvus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus inflatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus leucanthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus loandensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus macranthus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus maderaspatensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Phyllanthus manicaensis

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus mendesii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus mendoncae

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus myrtaceus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus nummulariifolius

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus omahakensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus ovaliifolius

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus parvulus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus pentandrus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Phyllanthus pinnatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus polyanthus

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus profusus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus prostratus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus pseudoniruri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus reticulatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Phyllanthus serpentinicola

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus taylorianus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus tenellus

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus tener

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus tenellus

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus tsetserrae

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Phyllanthus udoricola

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Phyllanthus zornioides

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

 


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