VIRBOGA
Home Collections Lists Contact

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Phyllanthus (6)

            Epithet: niruri L. (1)

Synonym: Phyllanthus amarus Schumacher

amarus => bitter

niruri => name derives from the Indigenous American vernacular name

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow, white

External links

Check for Phyllanthus niruri at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

Search for more