Mascarene Island Leaf-Flower (Phyllanthus tenellus)


Phyllanthus Tenellus, or more commonly know as Mascarene Island Leaf-Flower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Phyllanthus. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Phyllanthus Tenellus or Mascarene Island Leaf-Flower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Phyllanthus
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Order: Euphorbiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I)
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CCW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: AL (longstalked phyllanthus)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE

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