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Mascarene Island leafflower
Phyllanthus tenellus
Phyllanthus tenellus
Mascarene Island leafflower leafflower
Phyllanthus tenellus Phyllanthaceae
common names
  Mascarene Island leafflower
  Mascarene Island leaf-flower
accepted scientific name
  Phyllanthus tenellus Roxb.
rules for finding collection records
  Phyllanthus tenellus (35)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Six petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the Mascarene Islands. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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