Phyllanthus polyanthus Pax

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,C,S
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Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 418. (Includes a picture).

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Page 48.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 89.

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Flora of Malawi: Phyllanthus polyanthus
Flora of Mozambique: Phyllanthus polyanthus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Phyllanthus polyanthus., retrieved 24 April 2024

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