The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Breynia fruticosa (L.) Müll.Arg. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 24406) with original publication details: Prodr. 15(2): 237 1866.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Andrachne fruticosa L. Synonym H WCSP
Breynia fruticosa (L.) Hook. f. Synonym M TRO
Melanthesa chinensis Blume Synonym H WCSP
Melanthesa glaucescens Miq. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus introductus Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus lucens Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus simsianus Wall. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Phyllanthus turbinatus Sims Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-24406, and has not been changed.