Gymnosporia gracilipes (Welw. ex Oliv.) Loes.

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 246 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cameroon to Tanzania and Angola. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

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 gracilipes.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Andrews, F.W. [1949], Sudan 9785.000 No
Jan 1, 2002 Tekwe, C. [118], Cameroon Maytenus gracilipes K000085382 No
Jan 1, 2001 Kwangue, A. [31], Cameroon Maytenus gracilipes K000027225 No
Jan 1, 1985 Welwitsch [1357], Angola Maytenus gracilipes K000035865 isolectotype Yes
Mann, G. [2153], Cameroon Maytenus gracilipes K000093511 No

Sources

  • 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