Attached images may be Phyllanthus sp (??).  Please ID the plant sp. My earlier post (!topic/indiantreepix/ubxTpaxbqeo)
Date :10.08.2013
Location: Kamrup district (Metro), Assam
Family :Euphorbiaceae (Now in Phyllanthaceae)
Genus & species :Phyllanthus sp. (??) 
Habitat: Grows wild on hilly area.
Habit : Under shrub, woody
Flower : Red, 

Fruits :fruit pendulous

… looks like Phyllanthus tenellus.

Phyllanthus sikkimensis







Attached images may be Phyllanthus wightianus Müll.Arg. (Synonyms–Reidia floribunda Wigh )(??).
Please ID the plant sp.
Date :10.08.2013
Location: Kamrup district (Metro), Assam
Family : Euphorbiaceae (Now in Phyllanthaceae)
Genus & species :Phyllanthus wightianus Müll.Arg. (Synonyms–Reidia floribunda Wight) ??
Habitat: Grows wild on hilly area.
Habit : Under shrub, woody
Flower : Red,

Fruits :fruit pendulous

Nice pictures! But they don’t look like Phyllanthus wightianus (= Reidia floribunda) to me.

Here is a picture of the latter species taken from Kolli Hills of Tamil Nadu (Photo by Dr. Ravikumar).
As far as I know, this species occurs only in southern part of India (and Sri Lanka & E. Africa).

I look forward to know the id of your plant.

Where Vijaysankar Ji stops i should not step forward, so i waited for experts’ views! But, …….

Fl. Br. Ind. vol5, p 286 informs “Sect. VII” Reidia of Phyllanthus has 1) sepals 4 on male flowers and 2) sepals 4 or 6 in female = (or

There end my cap.

Phyllanthus sikkimensis

I am pleased to know the ID of this species. Thanks a lot, …! Thanks …, for posting this plant.

It is interesting to note the 4-merous male flowers with fimbriate-margined sepals and the ‘crispy papillose-puberulous’ fruits!

The plant can grow up to 3 m tall, it seems!

Thanks … for the re-search. Yes, this plant has earlier been treated as Reidia hamiltoniana.

If I am not mistaken the picture no.10 (IMG_2809) and pic 7 (IMG_2826) are showing pistillate flowers having 5 sepals. This goes against the claim at – where it has been stated the number of sepals in pistillate flower is 6.



Phyllanthus sp for ID: 9 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4).
I have photographed this Phyllanthus sp growing roadside at Bongaigaon, Assam.
Plz help me to identify the sp.

Date/Time- 05/07/2007- 11:30 AM
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  bongaigaon, Assam,
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild Type
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Herb
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- 2-2.5X 1.5-2 cm
Inflorescence Type/ Size- 3-5 pairs (opposite)
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- 0.5-0.8cm

Is it Phyllanthus cuscutiflorus ?

Looks like Phyllanthus sikkimensis.

Yes, it is Phyllanthus sikkimensis.


Id Phyllanthus please : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)

Id Phyllanthus please


Garbhanga, Asaam, 2017 June

Phyllanthus sikkimensis.

MS June,2018/22 Phyllanthus sikkimensis ? for confirmation : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Location : Reiek-tlang

Date : 16-06-2018
Habit : Undershrub
Habitat : Wild

Yes, I fully agree. Further close up of the pink male flowers will show 4 sepals, lacerate or fimbriate along margins.
ID please: ID please 5.6.2011 Buxa Tiger Reserve, West Bengal Herb Reddish flower no smell

Phyllanthus sikkimensis !




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