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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Phyllanthus emblica L., Sp. Pl.: 982 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia
(29) mau 36 CHC CHH CHS 38 TAI 40 ASS BAN EHM IND PAK SRL WHM (41) and CBD LAO MYA THA VIE 42 BOR JAW LSI MLY SUM (81) cub pue trt win
Lifeform: Phan.
Remarks: The edible fruits are probably the richest known natural source of Vitamin C.
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts