Maytenus abbottii

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Maytenus abbottii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Celastrales
Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Maytenus
Species: M. abbottii
Binomial name
Maytenus abbottii
A. E. van Wyk

Maytenus abbottii is a species of plant in the Celastraceae family. 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.