Monographs Details: Phyllanthus hyssopifolioides Kunth
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1967. The botany of the Guayana Highland--Part VII. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17: 1-439.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Besides the type locality of Maypure, Venezuela, also occurs along the Rio Branco, in Brazil and in French Guiana. Webster identified it from Dominican Republic and Trinidad. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: around pools of water in rocks open savanna and igneous rock outcrops, Puerto Ayacucho, alt 200 m, 11 Sep 1944, Steyermark 58526 (NY). BRAZIL. Rio Branco: savanna on swampy campo near Serra do Mel, Aug-Sep 1909, I le 8198 (NY). FRENCH GUIANA, vicinity of Cayenne, Mataban Road in ditch, 12 Jul 1921, Broadway 752 (NY).


Type. “In sylvis Orinocensibus prope cataractam Maypurensem, locis humi-dis.” Terr. Amazonas, Venezuela (photo in NY).

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Brazil South America| French Guiana South America|