EPPO Global Database

Phyllanthus urinaria(PYLUR)

Last modification: 2002-03-05

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PYLUR
  • Preferred name: Phyllanthus urinaria
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Indian subcontinent, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, Indochina, Malesia, New Guinea, Australia. Introduced in tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern to Brazil)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
chamber bitter English
gale of wind English
petit tamarin rouge French
phyllanthe diurétique French
flor escondida Spanish (NI)
erva-pombinha Portuguese (BR)
コミカンソ Japanese
コミカンソウ Japanese
komikanso Japanese
komikan-sô Japanese
филлантус уринария Russian