Monographs Details: Phyllanthus guianensis Klotzsch
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 - Known from the Guianas. BRITISH GUIANA. Bartica and Demmerara, Nov 1888, Jenman 4680, 4716, 4983 (NY); Takutu Creek to Puruni River, Mazaruni River, from rocks in the falls region, 7 Dec 1944, Field No F 2144, Record No. 4880 (NY); Cuyuni River, muddy shore of wooded islet at the Akaio Falls, 25 Nov 1929, Sandwith 680 (NY) ; Penal Settlement, wet sandy soil along road by river, 3-9 Dec 1919, Hitchcock 17106 (NY). FRENCH GUIANA, weed in streets, 11 May 1921, Broadway 149 (NY). SURINAME. Hostmann s.n. (W).

Discussion:

Type. “On the Essequebo and Rupunoony,” Schomburgk n 22 and 529.

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America| Suriname South America|