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a genus in the plant family of Euphorbiaceae.

Phyllanthus abnormis
North American plant; contains an unidentified toxin which causes liver and kidney damage manifested by compulsive walking, tenesmus, rectal prolapse, petechiation and death. Called also spurge.
Phyllanthus gasstroemii
may cause cyanide poisoning.
Phyllanthus lacunarius
causes gastroenteritis.
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A revision of Phyllanthus (Euphorbiaceae) in the continental United States.
Determination of in vitro antioxidant activity of crude extracts from Phyllanthus acidus leaves
Para Phyllanthus sellowianus e Salix humboldtiana os valores de sobrevivencia foram de 100% e 87% respectivamente, demonstrando que, neste quesito, ambas as especies detem importancia biotecnica, podendo ser empregadas sem perdas significativas de cobertura sobre a area a ser protegida.
pulchellus, Eragrostis lacunaria, Phyllanthus lacunellus, Sclerolaena patenticuspis, Swainsona microphylla) were present in both years.
Purpose: In the present study, phyllanthin isolated from Phyllanthus amarus was investigated for its immunosuppressive effects on various cellular and humoral immune responses in Balb/C mice.
Antioxidant, anti-collagenase and anti-elastase activities of Phyllanthus emblica, Manilkara zapota and silymarin: an in vitro comparative study for anti-aging applications, Pharm Biol.
1995), previously Pangasa (2005) experimentally observed that herbal immunomodulator (containing Mangifera indica, Ocimum sanctum, Phyllanthus emblica, Wlthania somnifera and Shilajit) are very much helpful in boosting immune system and fighting against caecal coccidiosis.
Modifying role of Phyllanthus emblica and ascorbic acid against nickel clastogenicity in mice.
x x x x Pistia stratiotes x x x x x x Limnobium laevigatum x x x Salvinia minima x x x x Azzola fliculoides x x Phyllanthus fluitans Eichhornia crassipes x x x Ceratopteris pteridoides x Ludwigia helmintorrhiza x Amphibious Ipomoe sp.
Ar: abundancia relativa; Fr: frecuencia relativa; Dr: dominancia relativa Especie Familia Biotipo Ar (%) Croton argyrophyllus Euphorbiaceae Arbusto 66,3 Pilocarpus goudotianus Rutaceae Arbusto 22,83 Aspidosperma cuspa Apocynaceae Arbol 2,17 Tabebuia serratifolia Bignoniaceae Arbol 1,08 Croton deserticola Euphorbiaceae Arbol 2,17 Belencita nemorosa Capparaceae Arbol 1,08 Melicoccus oliviformis Sapindaceae Arbol 1,08 Capparis linearis Capparaceae Arbol 1,08 Machaerium latialatum Fabaceae Arbol 1,08 Phyllanthus sp.