Gymnosporia bailadillana V.Naray. & Mooney (1941:191)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Maytenus bailadillana (V.Naray. & Mooney) D.C.S.Raju & Babu in Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10: 348 (1969)


Conservation Status

Last record: 22 February 1947 (Singh et al., 2015:103)

Rediscovered on 28 February 2014 (Singh et al., 2015:103)



Chhattisgarh state, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Narayanswami, V. and Mooney, H. (1941). A new Gymnosporia from Bastar state, India. The Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 20(4): 191-193.


Other references:

Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Jordaan, M. (2012). A monograph of Gymnosporia (Celastraceae): 1-759. Thesis, Faculty Nat. Agric. Sci., Univ. of Pretoria.

Mao, A. A. and Dash, S. S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.

Singh, Rajeev Kumar, Garg, Arti and Singh, Paramjit. (2015). Taxonomy, lectotypification and rediscovery of Gymnosporia bailadillana (Celastraceae), a little known, critically endangered taxa of Chhattisgarh state, India. Phytotaxa 226(2): 101-118.


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