Diasperus sublanatus (Schumach. & Thonn.) Kuntze
Phyllanthus sublanatus is an annual to perennial plant with stems that are more or less woody and can persist; it grows up to 50cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine.
Tropical Africa - Senegal to Chad and Central African Republic, south to Gabon, Congo and DR Congo.
Gallery forest and also a weed of cultivation, and found in Sierra Leone invading cultivated swampland[
The plant is a weed of cultivation within its native range[
The pulverized, roasted, leafy twigs are swallowed to stop vomiting[
A decoction of fresh leaves is applied externally to cure skin rash[
A decoction of the whole plant is drunk to treat bleeding gums and diarrhoea[
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