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H Phyllanthus niruri L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Phyllanthus (family Phyllanthaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 154454) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 981 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Diasperus niruri (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Niruris annua Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Niruris indica Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Nymphanthus niruri (L.) Lour. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus carolinianus Blanco Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus ellipticus Buckley [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus erectus (Medik.) M.R.Almeida Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus filiformis Pav. ex Baill. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus humilis Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus kirganelia Blanco Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus lathyroides var. commutatus Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus lathyroides f. decoratus Standl. & Steyerm. Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus moeroris Oken Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus niruri subsp. niruri Synonym L WCSP
Urinaria erecta Medik. Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Phyllanthus niruri subsp. lathyroides (Kunth) G.L.Webster Accepted L WCSP 20

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-154454.

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