Phyllanthus prostratus Welw.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: prostratus: lying flat on the ground; prostrate
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 42.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Page 76.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phyllanthus prostratus
African Plant Database: Phyllanthus prostratus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Phyllanthus prostratus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phyllanthus prostratus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Phyllanthus prostratus
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iNaturalist: Phyllanthus prostratus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phyllanthus prostratus
JSTOR Plant Science: Phyllanthus prostratus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phyllanthus prostratus
Plants of the World Online: Phyllanthus prostratus
Tropicos: Phyllanthus prostratus
Wikipedia: Phyllanthus prostratus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Phyllanthus prostratus., retrieved 19 May 2024

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