Maytenus hookeri Loes.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)


This taxon is accepted by Celastraceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Shrubs, 1-4 m tall; twigs slender, sometimes trailing, sparsely thorny or unarmed, older branches typically thorny. Petiole 5-12 mm; leaf blade elliptic or oblong-ovate, 8-20 × 3.5-8 cm, papery, or thinly papery, base cuneate or broadly cuneate, margin crenate, apex acuminate; lateral veins tenuous, 5-8 pairs. Cymes 1-6, fascicled, each cyme 2-4(or 5) × monochasially branched or once dichotomously branched; peduncle slender, various in length, 2-5(-10) mm, sometimes absent; pedicel slender, 3-5 mm, 1-1.2 cm when fruiting. Flowers small, white-green, 3-5 mm in diam. Filament ca. 2 mm. Ovary 2-celled; stigma 2-lobed. Capsule obovoid, flat, 0.6-1.2 cm, usually 2-valved. Seeds oblong-ovate; aril white, yellowish when dry. Fl. Dec-Jun, fr. Jun-Nov.

 Information From

Celastraceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).