Xylophylla with leaves scattered on the stem, entire, cymitar - shaped and scalloped; the scollops distant, and having the flowers on them; flowers red. (Bot. Repos.)
Published in Prodr. (Swartz) 28 in 1788.
Synonym of Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus L.
Also published in Bot. Repos. 5: 331 in 1803:
The Xylophylla falcata is a native of the Weft India Islands, and has been long cultivated in our hot-houses: so long ago as the year 1739.