Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Phyllanthus amarus
(jamaicaweed)

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Phyllanthus amarus (jamaicaweed)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 16 November 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phyllanthus amarus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • jamaicaweed
  • Taxonomic Tree
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    Oxfordshire
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phyllanthus amarus

Preferred Common Name

  • jamaicaweed

International Common Names

  • English: carry-me-seed
  • Spanish: quinino (Dominican Republic); yerba de la nina (Cuba)

EPPO code

  • PYLAM (Phyllanthus amarus)

Taxonomic Tree

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Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial