Monographs Details: Phyllanthus orbiculatus Rich.
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 - Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Trinidad. FRENCH GUIANA. Cayenne, Rothery 67; Broadway 245. 742 (NY).. SURINAME. Tibiti savanna, in the village, sandy soil, 13 Jan 1949, Meier 1808 (NY). VENEZUELA. Amazonas: locally frequent, vicinity camp compound, Yapacana, alt 600-1000 m, 2 Jan 1951, Maguire, Cowan & Wurdack 30643 (NY).

Discussion:

P. orbiculatus var genuinus Mull.-Arg. in DC.. Prodr. 15(2): 401. 1S66.

Type. French Guiana, Cayenne, Leblond (holotype P, isotype C).Distribution.

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