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Phyllanthus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28364

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Reverchonia A. Gray
    Xylophylla L.
  Common Name(s): leaf flower [English]
    leafflower [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                               GenusPhyllanthus L. – leaf flower, leafflower  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Phyllanthus abnormis Baill. – abnormal leaflower, Drummond's leafflower, Drummond's leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus acidus (L.) Skeels – Tahitian gooseberry tree, Otaheite gooseberry 
                                  Species Phyllanthus acuminatus Vahl – Jamaican gooseberry tree 
                                  Species Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn. – carry me seed 
                                  Species Phyllanthus angustifolius (Sw.) Sw. – foliage flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus caroliniensis Walter – Carolina leaflower, Carolina leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus cuneifolius (Britton) Croizat – wedge leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus debilis Klein ex Willd. – niruri 
                                  Species Phyllanthus distichus Hook. & Arn. – pamakani mahu 
                                  Species Phyllanthus emblica L. – emblic 
                                  Species Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus L. – swordbush 
                                  Species Phyllanthus ericoides Torr. – heather leafflower, heather leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus evanescens Brandegee – birdseed leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus fraternus G.L. Webster – gulf leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus juglandifolius Willd. – gamo de costa 
                                  Species Phyllanthus liebmannianus Müll. Arg. – Florida leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus marianus Müll. Arg.  
                                  Species Phyllanthus niruri L. – gale of the wind 
                                  Species Phyllanthus orbicularis Kunth – wedge leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus palauensis Hosok.  
                                  Species Phyllanthus pentaphyllus C. Wright ex Griseb. – fivepetal leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus polygonoides Nutt. ex Spreng. – smartweed leafflower, knotweed leaflower, smartweed leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus pulcher Wall. ex Müll. Arg. – tropical leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus rupiinsularis Hosok.  
                                  Species Phyllanthus saffordii Merr.  
                                  Species Phyllanthus stipulatus (Raf.) G.L. Webster – stipulate leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb. – Mascarene Island leafflower, Mascarene Island leaf-flower 
                                  Species Phyllanthus urinaria L. – chamber bitter 
                                  Species Phyllanthus warnockii G.L. Webster – sand reverchonia 

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  Source: Malpighiales of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Phyllanthus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Phyllanthus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Phyllanthus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Phyllanthus   
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  Comment: Vascular plant genus Phyllanthus L. (TSN 28364) is a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) bird genus Phyllanthus Lesson, 1844 (TSN 558058)  



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