REYES-BETANCORT, J. A. & A. S. GUERRA (2010). Gymnosporia cryptopetala Reyes-Bet. & A. Santos (Celastraceae), a new species from the Canary Islands. Candollea 65: 189–196. In English, English and French abstracts.
Gymnosporia cryptopetala Reyes-Bet. & A. Santos, a new species from the easternmost Canary Islands (Lanzarote and Fuerteventura), is described and illustrated. It belongs to sect. Tenuispinae and shows a close relationship with geographically distant species such as Gymnosporia tenuispina (Sond.) Szyszyl. and Gymnosporia emarginata (Willd.) Thwaites, among others species.