Phyllanthus nyikae Radcl.-Sm.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Perennial woody shrublet.
Derivation of specific name: nyikae: of the Nyika Plateau
Habitat: Montane grassland and forest margins
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau, Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 149.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 78 - 79.

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 999.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phyllanthus nyikae
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Phyllanthus nyikae
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phyllanthus nyikae
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Phyllanthus nyikae
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JSTOR Plant Science: Phyllanthus nyikae
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phyllanthus nyikae
Plants of the World Online: Phyllanthus nyikae
Tropicos: Phyllanthus nyikae
Wikipedia: Phyllanthus nyikae

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Phyllanthus nyikae., retrieved 16 July 2024

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