Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.

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Status: Introduced
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Malawi distribution: N,S
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Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 65 - 66.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Phyllanthus amarus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phyllanthus amarus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Phyllanthus amarus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phyllanthus amarus
JSTOR Plant Science: Phyllanthus amarus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phyllanthus amarus
Plants of the World Online: Phyllanthus amarus
Tropicos: Phyllanthus amarus
Wikipedia: Phyllanthus amarus

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 amarus., retrieved 23 April 2024

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