Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants - Online edition
Phyllanthus gunnii Hook.f.
Hooker, J.D. (1847) London Journal of Botany 6: 284. Type: Hab. Circular Head and George Town; Gunn.
Glabrous shrub up to 2 m tall.
Leaf petiole ca. 1 mm long. Leaf blades about 0.8-2 x 0.5-1.0 cm, obovate-oblong, apex often obtuse and with small mucro. Leaves distichously arranged on the twigs. Leaves thin and fragile, glaucous on the underside. Venation not obvious, but the lateral veins form loops well inside the blade margin. Stipules about 1-2 mm long, acuminate at the apex, persistent.
Features not available.
Distribution and Ecology
Phyllanthus gasstroemii Mull.Arg., Linnaea 32: 17 (1963). Type: "In Nova Hollandia ad Botany-Bay. (Gasstroem in hb. holm.!)"
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