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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Gymnosporia rufa (Wall.) Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
[Wallich] [4309], Rajasthan K000669818 holotype
[Griffith] [1988], Myanmar K000669832 holotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4309], Nepal Celastrus rufus K001038681
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 4309], India Celastrus rufus K001038682

First published in Cat. Pl. Kew Herb. Griffith, Falconer & Helfer: 17 (1865)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2008). Flora of China 11: 1-622. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0