Chandigarh Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Chandigarh (India)
Designed & Developed by Bioinformatics Centre, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species:
Gymnosporia emarginata (Willd.) Thwaites

Family: Celastraceae Genus: Gymnosporia Species:
Gymnosporia emarginata (Willd.) Thwaites






Synonym Maytenus emarginata (Willd.) Ding Hou, Celastrus emarginatus Willd. , Gymnosporia ambigua Vidal, Cupania spinosa Blanco Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Red Spike Thorn, Maytenus Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1000m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Shrub Fruit Details
Habitat Found in deciduous scrub forests Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Sri Lanka, S.E.Asia and Malesia to North Queensland. Bark Details
Distribution in chandigarh Chandigarh Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species Leaf Details

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details