Phyllanthus urinaria L. (Sp. Pl. 982. 1753.)
Localities: West Indies (exotic), Lesser Antilles (exotic) [Antigua, Grenada, Dominica, Maria Galante,Martinique, Monserrat, Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent], Greater Antilles [Jamaica (exotic), Hispaniola (exotic)[ Dominican Republic,], Puerto Rico (naturalized)[], ], North America (exotic: FL), Old World (native: Asia),
Common Names: Chamber bitter (Jamaica), Gwen anbafey awouj (L. Antilles),
Citations:1). Adams, C.D. 1972. Flowering Plants of Jamaica. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 848 pp. 2). Flora of Trinidad and Tobago: This flora was published in many parts with many authors. There is no overall editor. R. O. Williams was author of the first treatment and of many others. 3). Howard, R.A. 1974-1989. Flora of the Lesser Antilles. Vols. 1-6. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. 4). Liogier, A.H. 1982-2000. La flora de la Espa├▒ola. Univ. Central de Este, San Pedro de Macoris. Taller, Rep├║blica Dominicana. 5). Liogier, A.H. 1985-1997. Descriptive Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. Spermatophyta. Vols. 1-5. Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. 6). Liogier, A.H. and L.F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. 7). Wunderlin, R.P., and B.F. Hansen. 2004. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa. Website: www.plantatlas.usf.edu.
Last edited 03 Nov 09