Breynia macrantha (Hassk.) Chakrab. & N. P. Balakr. (syn: Sauropus macranthus Hassk.; S. macrophyllus Hook.f.)

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MS Dec.2015/02 for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5)
Location : Dampui, Mizoram
Altitude : ca.850 m.
Date : 04-12-2015
Habit : Undershrub, 0.5 – 1 m. tall.
Habitat : Wild


Looks like a Euphorbiaceae member, either Phyllanthus or Sauropus?


The suggestion of … is correct.  I had overlooked this post. This is Sauropus macranthus Hassk. of the Phyllanthaceae, now called Breynia macrantha (Hassk.) Chakrab. & N. P. Balakr. The photography is good.


The accepted name is Sauropus macranthus, Hassk.


No Madam,

Please refer to  the following publication wherein the latest accepted name Breynia macrantha has appeared at page 92.
Phylogenetic reconstruction prompts taxonomic changes in Sauropus, Synostemon and Breynia (Phyllanthaceae tribe Phyllantheae)
P.C. van Welzen, K. Pruesapan, I.R.H. Telford,  H.-J. Esser,  J.J. Bruhl
Blumea 59, 2014: 77–94.

References:

Sauropus merged with Breynia (Phyllanthaceae)  efi thread  The Plant List Ver.1.1
(Sauropus macranthus Hassk.) BSI Flora of India  Flora of China (Sauropus macranthus Hasskarl syn: Aalius macrantha (Hasskarl) Kuntze; A. macrophylla (J. D. Hooker) Kuntze; Sauropus grandifolius Pax & K. Hoffmann; S. grandifolius var. tonkinensis Beille; S. longipedicellatus Merrill & Chun; S. macrophyllus J. D. Hooker.)
FOC illustration  Wetlandinfo  India Biodiversity Portal Wikipedia  

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