Synostemon bacciformis (L.) G.L.Webster
Synostemon bacciformis (L.) G.L.Webster (1960) 26, in adnot. — Phyllanthus bacciformis L. (1767b) 294. — Agyneia bacciformis (L.) A.Juss. (1824) 24,t. 6. — Agyneia phyllanthoides Spreng. (1826) 19, nom. illeg., nom. superfl.— Diplomorpha bacciformis (L.) Kuntze (1891) 603. — Sauropus bacciformis (L.) Airy Shaw (1980a) 221. — Breynia bacciformis (L.) Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr. (2012) 120. — Lectotype (designated by Scott in Bosser et al.1982: 37): Koenig s.n. = Herb. Linn 1105.6 (LINN), Sri Lanka.
(as per Phylogenetic reconstruction prompts taxonomic changes in Sauropus, Synostemon and Breynia (Phyllanthaceae tribe Phyllantheae) by P.C. van Welzen K. Pruesapan, I.R.H. Telford, H.-J. Esser , J.J. Bruhl- Blumea 59, 2014: 77–94 as per efi thread)
Sauropus bacciformis (L.) Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 35: 685 1980. (Syn: Agyneia affinis Kurz ex Teijsm. & Binn.; Agyneia bacciformis (L.) A.Juss.; Agyneia bacciformis var. angustifolia Müll.Arg.; Agyneia bacciformis var. genuina Müll.Arg.; Agyneia bacciformis var. oblongifolia Müll.Arg.; Agyneia gonioclada (Merr. & Chun) H.Keng; Agyneia phyllanthoides Spreng.; Agyneia taiwaniana H.Keng; Diplomorpha bacciformis (L.) Kuntze; Diplomorpha herbacea Griff.; Emblica annua Raf.; Emblica grandis Gaertn.; Emblica racemosa (L.f.) Spreng.; Phyllanthus bacciformis L.; Phyllanthus goniocladus Merr. & Chun; Phyllanthus racemosus L.f.; Sauropus gramineus Airy Shaw; Synostemon bacciformis (L.) G.L.Webster) as per The Plant List Ver.1.1 ;
Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia: Bangladesh, Borneo, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Réunion, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

Low herb. Leaves alternate, distichous, elliptic, to 2 x 1 cm, subsucculent, base acute, apex obtuse; petiole to 2 mm; stipules acuminate. Bracts linear. Staminate: in short axillary clusters. Tepals 6, basally connate; lobes ovate, imbricate, gland-dotted, hooded below apex. Stamens 3, exserted; anthers connate, extrorse, on a gonophore. Disk glands 6. Pistillate: Tepals 6, imbricate, ovate, gland-dotted near apex, acute. Ovary 3-celled; ovules 2 per cell, basal; styles 3, bifid. Disk 0. Capsule globose; seeds curved.

Flowering and fruiting: August-September
Grassy pastures near sea and mangrove forests
India, Sri Lanka and Mauritius
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi

Sauropus bacciformis (L.) Airy Shaw 15Feb SN11 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Sauropus bacciformis (L.) Airy Shaw, (= Agyneia bacciformis (L.) A.Juss.) Euphorbiaceae,
ascending herb found near moist places, paddy fields etc, leaves succulent.


For identification: 5 images.
Please help me to identify the plant collected today from Vizhinjam. Attaching herewith photos for identification.

Phyllanthus bacciformis
please check

Thank you for your quick response. It’s Phyllanthus bacciformis.

I think yes, Synostemon bacciformis (as per molecular studies, though not sufficiently distinct morphologically from genus Breynia).

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