African Plant Database


Gymnosporia putterlickioides Loes.
Family : CELASTRACEAE
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2 2[20b]: 87-158 (1942)
Information on the genus : Gymnosporia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Maytenus putterlickioides (Loes.) Exell & Mendonça (1953)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Maytenus welwitschiana auct.
=Gymnosporia fischeri var. magniflora Loes.
=Gymnosporia fischeri var. parviflora Loes.
=Gymnosporia borumensis Loes. (1896)
=Gymnosporia fischeri Loes.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Gymnosporia putterlickioides subsp. euonymoides (Welw. ex Oliv.) Jordaan (2006)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, rarely a tree, usually 1-3 m tall, many-stemmed from the base, sometimes straggling, occasionally reaching 6 m, pubescent; bark pale grey to brown; branches angular at first, becoming round, with pale lenticels;[…]
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Ecology : Dry deciduous woodland, wooded grassland, often in rocky places; thickets, termite mounds; riverine areas; xerophyllous scrub.
  30-1800 m alt.
  S. Africa (Kruger National Park).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 78726
 
Record n°78726
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