Monographs Details: Phyllanthus acidus (L.) Skeels
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Cultivated in both hemispheres, its origin unknown. According to AVebster it grows wild in the Para River delta in Brazil. BRITISH GUIANA. Coast lands, Berbice, Jun 1889, Jenman 5160; Manjipo, Canje River, 30 Jan 1951, Field No F 3024, Record No. 6354. SURINAME. Nickerie, Levee of Nanui Creek, 10 May 1949, Lanjouw & Lindeman 3203; Nassau Mountains, ad ripas fluv. Marowijne, 14 Feb. 1949, Lanjouw & Lindeman 2077.

Discussion:

Averrhoa acida L., Sp. Pl. 428. 1753.

Type. Linnaean Herbarium, sheet 592-3, as typified by Webster. Distribution.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Suriname South America|