Gymnosporia acuminata Hook.f. ex M.A.Lawson

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 1: 619 (1875)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Himalaya to China (Yunnan) and Myanmar. It is a shrub and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Myanmar

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Chakrabarthy, T. (2010). The family Celastraceae in Sikkim state, India - A synopsis. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 793-797. [Cited as Maytenus thomsonii.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Maytenus hookeri.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 1978 Hooker, J.D. [2298], Bangladesh K000669828 lectotype Yes
[Griffith] [1985], Bangladesh K000669842 holotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0