Gymnosporia heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Loes.

First published in Bull. Herb. Boissier 4: 429 (1896)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Africa. It is a shrub and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces, Saudi Arabia, Swaziland

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Maytenus heterophylla.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Gill [s.n.], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035874 Yes
Gerrard [1377], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035875 Yes
Harley, F.A. [1], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035877 Yes
Ecklon [943], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035879 Yes
Drege, South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035881 Yes
Atherstone [104], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035882 Unknown type material Yes
Atherstone [s.n.], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035883 Yes
Wood, J.M. [1119], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035884 Yes
Sanderson [s.n.], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035885 Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035880 Yes
Atherstone [476], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035887 syntype Yes
Pappe [s.n.], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035886 Yes
Gerrard [1377], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035876 Yes
Ecklon [948 ?], South Africa Maytenus heterophylla K000035878 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
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    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/