Phyllanthus Linnaeus 1753 (spurge)

Angiospermae - Malpighiales - Euphorbiaceae

Synonym: Emblica Gärtner 1790

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1753. Species Plantarum 1-1200

Parent taxon: Euphorbiaceae according to M. Prasad 2008

See also Chauhan 1991, Lakhanpal et al. 1976 and Srivastava 1991

Sister taxa: Acalypha, Agrostistachyophyllum, Alchornea, Alchorneaephyllum, Alchorneites, Aleuriteophyllum, Aleurites, Aleuritoxylon, Amperea, Antidesma, Baccaurea, Baliospermophyllum, Baliospermum, Baloghiaephyllum, Beyeria, Bischofinium, Bischofioxylon, Breynia, Bridelia, Bridelioxylon, Cephalomappa, Cleistanthus, Codiaephyllum, Croton, Crotonophyllum, Drypetes, Euphorbia, Euphorbiocarpon, Euphorbiofolium, Euphorbioides, Euphorbiophloios, Euphorbiophyllum, Euphorbiospermum, Euphorbiotheca, Euphorbioxylon, Euphorbocarpum, Excoecaria, Glochidion, Heveoxylon, Hippomaneoidea, Homonoia, Limalbocarpon, Macaranga, Macarangaephyllum, Mallotophyllum, Mallotoxylon, Mallotus, Omalanthus, Palaeowetherellia, Phyllanthinium, Phyllanthoideae, Piranheoxylon, Pseudolachnostyloxylon, Putranjivoxylon, Sapium, Securinegoxylon, Stillingia, Tithymalus, Trewia, Tricolporopollenites, Wetherellia, Xylophyllites

Subtaxa: Phyllanthus emblica Phyllanthus koilabasensis Phyllanthus mioreticulatus Phyllanthus palaeohirsutum Phyllanthus palaeoreticulatus Phyllanthus siwalica

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Congo-Kinshasa (2 collections), India (4)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Nepal (1)

• Miocene of Germany (3), India (2), Nepal (1), the Russian Federation (6)

• Oligocene of the Russian Federation (6)

Total: 25 collections including 29 occurrences

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