EPPO Global Database

Phyllanthus niruri(PYLNI)

Last modification: 2002-02-15

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PYLNI
  • Preferred name: Phyllanthus niruri
  • Authority: Linnaeus


USA (Texas), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except west coast and southern cone)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Phyllanthus lathyroides Britton

Common names
Name Language
gripeweed English
niruri English (US)
seed-on-the-leaf English
en-bas-feuilles French
graines en-bas-feuilles French
petit tamarin blanc French
balsilla Spanish
flor escondida Spanish (NI)
quinino de pobre Spanish (BO)
viernes santo Spanish
erva-pombinha Portuguese (BR)
キダチミカンソウ Japanese
kidachimikansô Japanese
филлантус нирури Russian