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Phyllanthus niruri L.

Synonyms

Diasperus niruri, Niruris annua, Nymphanthus niruri

Common names

Chamberbitter, gripeweed, Iraq al nada, leafflower, shatterstone, stonebreaker

Extract from Wikipedia article

Phyllanthus niruri is a widespread tropical plant commonly found in coastal areas, best known by the common names stonebreaker or seed-under-leaf. It is a relative of the spurges, belonging to the Phyllanthus genus of Family Phyllanthaceae.

Chamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) near Dunes Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
LinkChamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) near Dunes Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Wehda St, Doha, Qatar
Chamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) near Dunes Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
LinkChamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) near Dunes Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 22, 2014
Location on mapsQ-Shield head Offices, Doha, Qatar
Chamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) with flowers found near Ezdan Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, August 29, 2014
LinkChamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) with flowers found near Ezdan Hotel in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, August 29, 2014
Chamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on sidewalk of Al Shatt Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 30, 2015
LinkChamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on sidewalk of Al Shatt Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 30, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shatt Street, Doha, Qatar
Chamberbitter weed (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) in a small vegetable garden on Ammouriya Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, June 21, 2015
LinkChamberbitter weed (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) in a small vegetable garden on Ammouriya Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, June 21, 2015
Location on mapsAl Sham St, Doha, Qatar
Chamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) growing from a crevice on sidewalk of Meshrif Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, February 16, 2016
LinkChamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) growing from a crevice on sidewalk of Meshrif Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, February 16, 2016
Location on mapsMeshrif St, Doha, Qatar
Seedlings of chamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on the median strip of Al Istiqlal Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2016
LinkSeedlings of chamberbitter plant (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on the median strip of Al Istiqlal Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
Chamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on the median strip of Al Istiqlal Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2016
LinkChamberbitter weeds (stonebreaker, Phyllanthus niruri) on the median strip of Al Istiqlal Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 13, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar

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