African Plant Database


Combretum engleri Schinz
Family : COMBRETACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2 1: 878 (1901)
Information on the genus : Combretum
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum chlorocarpum Exell (1928)
=Combretum parvifolium Dinter (1919) non Engl.
=Combretum myrtillifolium Engl. 1921, non 1895
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub (different from the tree C. schumannii) with numerous stems arising from a caespitose rootstock; branches slender, of great elasticity.
Ecology : Woods with Cryptosepalum pseudotaxus; 1200-1300 m alt. Namibia, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.5 - 5 m. Alt: 490 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 59 (1985).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 142 (2011)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 1062
 
Record n°1062
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