EPPO Global Database

Phyllanthus polyspermus(PYLPP)

Code created in: 2019-09-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PYLPP
  • Preferred name: Phyllanthus polyspermus
  • Authority: Schumacher


Tropical Africa, to Namibia and South Africa. This species was formerly given the name P. reticulatus, which correctly applies to an Asian species (q.v.)

Common names
Name Language
potato bush English (ZA)
aartappelbos Afrikaans