Invasive Species Compendium

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Phyllanthus acidus
(star gooseberry)

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Phyllanthus acidus (star gooseberry)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 10 May 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phyllanthus acidus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • star gooseberry
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Beverage base
  • Fruits
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore
  • Vegetable
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phyllanthus acidus

Preferred Common Name

  • star gooseberry

Other Scientific Names

  • Cicca acida MERR.

International Common Names

  • English: Indian gooseberry; Otaheite-gooseberry
  • Spanish: grosellero
  • French: Cerisier de Tahiti

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Sternstachelbeerbaum

EPPO code

  • PYLAC (Phyllanthus acidus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Euphorbiales
  •                         Family: Euphorbiaceae
  •                             Genus: Phyllanthus
  •                                 Species: Phyllanthus acidus

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Beverage base
  • Fruits
  • Vegetable

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore