African Plant Database

Gymnosporia oxycarpa (N. Robson) Jordaan
Protologue : Trees and shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park 676 (2002)
Information on the genus : Gymnosporia
Basionym : Maytenus oxycarpa N. Robson
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Maytenus oxycarpa N. Robson (1965)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,9-1,5 m tall; spines to 2 cm long terminating short branches, glabrous; branches flattened, ± angular and purplish-brown when young, becoming terete, greyish, not or slightly striate, without visible lenticels; flowers pale green, bisexual,[…]
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Ecology : Woodland on sandy soil.
  402-555 m alt. Near G. tenuispina.
  S. Africa (Kruger National Park).
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Record n°78736
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