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Euonymus fimbriatus

Euonymus fimbriatus, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Euonymus
Subgenus: E. subg. Kalonymus
Sectio: E. sect. Uniloculares
Series: E. ser. Cornutae
Species: Euonymus fimbriatus
Varietas: E. f. var. serratus

Euonymus fimbriatus Wall. in W. Roxburgh, Fl. ind. 2:408. 1824

Euonymus ovatus Wall.


Euonymus fimbriatus Baill. ex Laness. = Lophopetalum wightianum Arn.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asie
Regional: Middle Asie
Pakistan (Kurram, Chitral, Swat, Hazara, Murree), Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), Pakistani Kashmir (Mirpur), Nepal, Tibet, NW-India (Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh), Sikkim

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Roxburgh, W. (†). 1824. Flora Indica; or Descriptions of Indian Plants. [Edited by Carey, W.] Vol. 2. 588 pp. Serampore. BHL Reference page. : 2:408.

Additional references

Wallich, N. 1824. Flora Indica; or descriptions of Indian Plants 2: 408.


Hassler, M. 2019. Euonymus fimbriatus. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 October 01. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Euonymus fimbriatus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 October 01. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Euonymus fimbriatus. Published online. Accessed: October 01 2019. 2019. Euonymus fimbriatus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 01 October 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Euonymus fimbriatus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 09-Oct-10.

Vernacular names

Euonymus fimbriatus, also known as the fringed spindle tree, is a plant from the genus Euonymus. This tree comes from the Himalayas.[1] This tree can grow up to 10 metres (33 ft) tall and it is deciduous.

"Euonymus fimbriatus – fringed spindle tree". Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 18 December 2016.

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