Gymnosporia emarginata (Willd.) Thwaites Main specimen
Celastraceae
{ Nomenclature }

  • Botanical name : Gymnosporia emarginata
  • Author : Thwaites, George Henry Kendrick (1864)
  • Family : Celastraceae
  • English names : Not specified
  • Indian names (phonetics) :
    Hindi : Kankero, malkangni, vikantata
    Kannada : Haalu manike, malega, malkaamguni, tandrasi
    Malayalam : Katou-patsjotti
    Marathi : Baekar, bharatti, vekar, yekkadi
    Tamil : Kattangi, vedippula
    Telugu : Chinni, danthi, peddachintu
  • Synonyms :
    Catha emarginata (Willd.) G.Don
    Celastrus emarginatus Willd.
    Maytenus emarginata (Willd.) Ding Hou
    Staphylea vepretum Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.
    (Source : The Plant List, 2015, http://www.theplantlist.org)
  • Etymology :
    -Gymnosporia : From the Greek gymnos "naked" and sporo "seed", with naked-seed.
    -Emarginata : Notched at the apex, in reference to the leaves of the plant.