Monographs Details: Phyllanthus fluitans Benth. ex Müll.Arg.
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 only from the type locality.

Discussion:

Type. 'Trope Santarem ad Rio Negro in aquis fluitans cum Azollis”. (R. Spruce absque no.) Apr 1850 (isotype in NY).