EPPO Global Database

Phyllanthus amarus(PYLAM)

Code created in: 2000-06-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PYLAM
  • Preferred name: Phyllanthus amarus
  • Authority: Schumacher & Thonning


Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Introduced in Himalayas, India to Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA (southeast), New Guinea, Australia

Common names
Name Language
carry-me-seed English
Jamaica weed English
pick a back English
seed on the leaf English
hierba de la niña Spanish (CU)
quinino Spanish (DO)
dukung anak Indonesian