AGP - Phyllanthus niruri
 

PHYLLANTHUS NIRURI L. 

 

 

Family: Euphorbiaceae

It is a small deciduous tree is a deciduous with a crooked trunk and spreading branches and leaves, closely set along the branchlets, light-green, glabrous, imbricate when young. Flowers are greenish yellow in axillary, fruit 1.3-1.6 cm, fleshy, glabrous and pale yellow. Its habitat is similar to the one of P. amarus . This plant is largely used for medicinal purposes in several countries.

 

 

 

Countries: Benin, Togo

 

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