Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae
Description of the family
Comment: This family has recently been separated from Euphorbiaceae sensu lato and formerly was the subfamily Phyllanthoideae within that family, excluding Drypetes, which has become part of the small family Putranjivaceae.
Worldwide: 54-60 genera and c. 2000 species mostly pantropical but also many in southern temperate zones and some northern temperate
More sample images from the Phyllanthaceae (Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record)
Other sources of information about Phyllanthaceae:Flora of Zimbabwe
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Phyllanthaceae
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Stefaan Dondeyne 2007-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Dondeyne, S.
. Flora of Mozambique: Family page: Phyllanthaceae.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=297, retrieved 19 June 2013