Swaziland's Flora Database:
Phyllanthus reticulatus Poir. var. reticulatus
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Shrub
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Phyllanthus reticulatus - Large straggling shrub or small tree, sometimes scrambling, hairless throughout. Leaves numerous, especially on relatively short lateral shoots, at base of which arise short branches bearing small flowers; often in dense clusters. Leaf-stalk c 2 mm long; blade oval, slightly pointed, c 2,5 cm long X 1,5 cm wide. Both sexes on same plant. Stamens four or five. Fruit pink, red or purplish, c 5 mm diam.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.