Breynia disticha J.R.Forst. & G.Forst., Char. Gen. Pl. 73 1775. (Syn: Breynia axillaris Spreng.; Breynia disticha var. neocaledonica (Baill.) Müll.Arg.; Breynia disticha f. nivosa (W.Bull) Croizat ex Radcl.-Sm.; Breynia disticha var. nivosa (W. Bull) Croizat; Breynia nivosa (W.Bull) Small; Breynia nivosa var. roseopicta (Regel) F.Br.; Melanthesa neocaledonica Baill.; Melanthesa neocaledonica var. forsteri Müll.Arg.; Phyllanthus nivosus W.Bull; Phyllanthus nivosus W.G. Sm.; Phyllanthus sandwicensis var. hypoglaucus H.Lév.);
New Caledonia to Vanuatu; Introduced into: Bolivia, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Florida, Gambia, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Hawaii, Leeward Is., Line Is., Marianas, Marshall Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Windward Is. as per POWO;
Common name: Hawaiian Snowbush
Plant for Id- 080112- NS1- flora of Madhya Pradesh:
Looks like some species of Phyllanthus; please wait for comments.
Looks like a Breynia species, may be B. disticha, an ornamental plant.
Yes … it looks lik..B.disticha.
I m not sur of d cultivars. But d ‘roseopicta’ plts hv rose/red coloration (frm d lnk u provided) whras ur plt is green. So I prfr 2 cal it up 2 sp lvl only, til v get mor responses frm members.
Nothing against anybody but in the above context I would like to share an article published in Mondays Economic Times about the online manners.
Breynia : 4 posts by 2 authors.
The plant tolerates moderately high temperature (40 to 44 degree Celsius) under humid conditions, as I have seen in Chennai. May not tolerate lower temperature
12052014GS1 a shrub for ID from Karnal-GSJUN02 : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
This may be some Breynia species…
Yes … is right,
This is Breynia nivosa. Very common garden plant. planted for its variegated foliage.
Thank you … for the species ID. I have been looking for it since long…..
I am seeing it for the first time.
This is very common hedge plant in Vir Jijamata Udyan and Hanging Garden, Mumbai.
Correct name is B. disticha
Rather B. disticha f. nivosa
Euphorbiaceae Fortnight : 07112013 ARK-25 : Breynia disticha from Mumbai – March 2013 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Attached are pictures of Breynia disticha in Mumbai in March 2013.
I have never seen fruits on this tree.
Kindly validate ID…
An exotic species ? I do not know it.
An exotic species not recorded in any literature.
Adding some more photographs of the same plant
Requesting ID of this plant of Breynia species : 10042012 : ARK-03 : Attachments (4). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Attaching photographs of the flowering of the Breynia species.
Breynia vitis-idaea as can be understood from the photos.
Breynia retusa, the cup and saucer plant.
I think it should be Breynia disticha (Cultivated) as per details and discussions herein.
Location: Eden Project, Cornwall, UK
Date: 03 April 2022
Habit : Cultivated