Phyllanthus

noun
Phyl·​lan·​thus | \fə̇ˈlan(t)thəs\

Definition of Phyllanthus 

: a very large genus of tropical plants (family Euphorbiaceae) with alternate leaves and small monoecious flowers succeeded by polycarpellary capsules

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New Latin, from phyll- + -anthus

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