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Taxon: Phyllanthus urinaria L.

 
Genus: Phyllanthus
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Subfamily: Phyllanthoideae
Tribe: Phyllantheae
Nomen number: 417543
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:982. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore; folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Hebei, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere in tropics)

References:

  1. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  2. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1971. The Euphorbiaceae of Siam Kew Bull. 26:325.
  3. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1975. The Euphorbiaceae of Borneo Kew Bull. add. ser., 4:185.
  4. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1980. The Euphorbiaceae of New Guinea Kew Bull. add. ser., 8:194.
  5. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1981. The Euphorbiaceae of Sumatra Kew Bull. 36:338.
  6. Airy Shaw, H. K. 1982. The Euphorbiaceae of Central Malesia (Celebes, Moluccas, Lesser Sunda Is.) Kew Bull. 37:34.
  7. Balakrishnan, N. P. & T. Chakrabarty The family Euphorbiaceae in India; a synopsis of its profile, taxonomy and bibliography. 2007 (Euphorb India)
  8. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  9. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  10. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM)
  11. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  12. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  13. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  14. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  17. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  18. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  19. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):392.
  20. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  21. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  22. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  23. Webster, G. L. 1970. A revision of Phyllanthus in the continental United States (Brittonia) 22:65-66.

Check other web resources for Phyllanthus urinaria L. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=417543. Accessed 19 February 2019.