EPPO Global Database

Phyllanthus urinaria(PYLUR)

Code created in: 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)
komikanso Japanese
komikan-sô Japanese
コミカンソ Japanese
コミカンソウ Japanese
филлантус уринария Russian