Phyllanthus debilis (Phyllanthaceae) newly reported for North America


  • Geoffrey A. Levin Canadian Museum of Nature and Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
  • George J. Wilder Naples Botanical Garden
  • Jean M. McCollom Natural Ecosystems



Herein, Phyllanthus debilis J.G. Klein ex Willd. (Phyllanthaceae), a species apparently native to the Indian subcontinent, is newly reported for North America. The present report brings to 17 the number of Phyllanthus species known from North America north of Mexico.


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How to Cite

Levin, G. A., Wilder, G. J., & McCollom, J. M. (2018). Phyllanthus debilis (Phyllanthaceae) newly reported for North America. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 12(1), 245–248.

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