Family – Phyllanthaceae

11 genera. These were included under Euphobiaceae in the NSF Checklist but now classified under Phyllanthaceae in International Databases.

  • Antidesma
  • Aporosa
  • Breynia
  • Bridelia
  • Cleistanthus
  • Flueggea
  • Glochidion
  • Margaritaria
  • Phyllanthus
  • Sauropus

Cleistanthus collinus , Family-Phyllanthaceae , Common name-Madara මදාර , Origin-Native , Habit-Small tree , Ecology-Dry forest ,Comment-Cleisatanthus is included under family Phyllanthaceae now but formerly under Euphorbiaceae as in checklist. Fruit up to 2.2 cm, 3 lobes, 3 angles, green to black. Leaves alternate., Reference-R13- 86

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