by Kit Tan, one of the authors.
| || This member of the Berberidaceae family
was given this name by Kit Tan and Lulėzim Shuka in 2011. It is found in Albania, growing in a
rich but well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
8 or even 15 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 35 centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.|
The genera name from Greek: 'Gymnos'
means naked while 'sperma' means seed, referring to the unripe seeds which
are exposed when the membranous pericarp splits. The species in honour of S.
Malo, another botanist.