Maytenus abbottii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Maytenus
M. abbottii
Binomial name
Maytenus abbottii

Maytenus abbottii is a species of plant in the family Celastraceae. It is endemic to South Africa. It is threatened by habitat loss.

This is a small gregarious tree favouring moist places such as stream banks in coastal lowland forest. There is a small population on the KwaZulu-Natal/Eastern Cape border.


  1. ^ Hilton-Taylor, C. et al. (1998). "Maytenus abbottii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1998: e.T34958A9901041. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T34958A9901041.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.