Phyllanthus saffordii •
phyllanthus saffordii

Phyllanthus saffordii

Phyllanthus saffordii NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.Phyllanthus is the largest genus in the flowering plant family Phyllanthaceae. Estimates of the number of species in this genus vary widely, from 750 to 1200. Phyllanthus has a remarkable diversity of growth forms including annual and perennial herbs, shrubs, climbers, floating aquatics, and pachycaulous succulents. Some have flattened leaflike stems called cladodes. It has a wide variety of floral morphologies and chromosome numbers and has one of the widest range of pollen types of any seed plant genus.Phyllanthus saffordii. Form: an erect, low woody shrub, sparsely branched, with terete stems to 30-40 (rarely 60-70) cm tall, sometimes accumbent from prostrate bases; branches dark reddish-brown. Leaves: side-branchlets 10-12 cm long, with many small distichous, shiny dark green, imbricate, oblong leaves 5-12 cm long, 1.5-3 mm wide, acuminate .

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Detailed information
Full Name: Phyllanthus saffordii
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 11/02/2015 Pacific Region (Region 1) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Phyllanthus saffordii, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Guam
  • US Counties in which the Phyllanthus saffordii, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
No recovery information is available for the .
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