Gymnosporia buchananii Loes.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 153 (1900)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo). Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Maytenus buchananii.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.
  • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo). Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Chevalier, A. [8156], Central African Republic K000035825 holotype Yes
Chevalier, A. [19944], Ivory Coast K000035824 holotype Yes
Oct 1, 2008 Harvey, Y.B. [312], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000580146 No
Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13656], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000580154 No
Oct 1, 2008 Corcoran, M.R. [6], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000580155 No
Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13526], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000580164 No
Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [3824], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000027229 No
Apr 1, 2001 Sebsebe [5084], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000027224 No
Jan 1, 2001 Thomas, D.W. [9346], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000027226 No
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3527], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000337623 No
Dec 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9867], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000337626 No
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4569], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000337625 No
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4509], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000337624 No
Nov 1, 2000 Cable, S. [3391], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000093779 No
Feb 26, 1988 Buchanan, J. [s.n.], Malawi Maytenus buchananii K000035855 Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14408], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000093521 No
Jan 1, 1973 Maitland, T.D. [1326], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000093518 No
Jan 1, 1964 Milne-Redhead, E. [3124], Zambia Maytenus buchananii K000035857 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1964 Milne-Redhead, E. [3124], Zambia Maytenus buchananii K000035856 holotype Yes
Etuge, M. [4376], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000093786 No
Satabie, B. [1082 B], Cameroon Maytenus buchananii K000337622 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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