African Plant Database

Gymnosporia maranguensis (Loes.) Loes.
Information on the genus : Gymnosporia
Basionym : Gymnosporia senegalensis var. maranguensis Loes.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gymnosporia heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Loes.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gymnosporia heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Loes.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gymnosporia senegalensis var. maranguensis Loes.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maytenus heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) N. Robson subsp. heterophylla
=Gymnosporia heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Loes.
=Celastrus heterophyllus Eckl. & Zeyh. (1834)
=Maytenus heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) N. Robson (1965)
=Gymnosporia angularis (Sond.) Sim
=Celastrus angularis Sond. (1860)
=Maytenus heterophylla auct.
=Celastrus multiflorus Lam. (1785)
=Celastrus patens Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Celastrus polyanthemos Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
=Celastrus rhombifolius Eckl. & Zeyh. (1834)
=Gymnosporia rhombifolia (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Bolus & Wolley-Dod (1903)
=Gymnosporia acanthophora Loes. (1908)
=Gymnosporia buxifolioides Loes. (1901)
=Gymnosporia glauca Loes. (1900)
=Gymnosporia angularis var. orbiculata Davison
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Multistemmed, much-branched shrub to 3 m tall, or tree with a weeping habit, to 6 m tall; bark smooth, light brown to light grey; young branches green, becoming light grey to black, occasionally thickened with insect galls;[…]
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Ecology : Arid savanna; valley bushveld; river banks; often on termite mound.
  1000-1900(-2440) m alt. (Tanzania) ? and less.
  S. Africa

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 41: 303 (1907), 1908
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