Longstalked phyllanthus (Phyllanthus tenellus) is a non-native landscape weed from tropical Africa and Asia. It has naturalized throughout Hawaii and the southern United States. Most commonly found in disturbed areas, greenhouses, turf areas, landscape beds and nursery containers, this weed prefers sunny, irrigated areas.
- Scientific Name: Phyllanthus tenellus
- Common Name: Mascarene Island Leafflower; Longstalked phyllanthus
- Seasonality: All Year
- Soil Type: Wet to dry
- Toxicity: Non-toxic
- Plant Growth: Annual
- Biology and Management of Long-Stalked Phyllanthus in Ornamental Crop Production