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H Phyllanthus urinaria 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 155097) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 982 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 urinaria (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus alatus Blume Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus cantoniensis Hornem. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus croizatii Steyerm. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus echinatus Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus lauterbachianus Pax Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus leprocarpus Wight Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus mauritianus Henry H.Johnst. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus muricatus Wall. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus nozeranii Rossignol & Haicour Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus rubens Bojer ex Baker Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus urinaria var. laevis Haines Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus urinaria var. oblongifolius Müll.Arg. Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus urinaria subsp. urinaria Synonym L WCSP
Phyllanthus verrucosus Elmer [Illegitimate] 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 urinaria var. hookeri (Müll.Arg.) Hook.f. Accepted L WCSP 3

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-155097.

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