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Combretum erythrophyllum (Burch.) Sond.
Family : COMBRETACEAE
Protologue : Linnaea 23: 43 (1850)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Basionym : Terminalia erythrophylla Burch.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Terminalia erythrophylla Burch. (1822)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum riparium Sond. (1850)
=Combretum sonderi Gerrard ex Harv. (1862)
=*Combretum ligustrifolium Engl. & Diels ex Baker f.
=Combretum lydenburgianum Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum glomeruliflorum Sond. (1850)
=Combretum erythrophyllum var. obscurum Van Heurck & Müll. Arg. (1850)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small to large speading tree.
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Ecology : Dry woodland or savanna especially on river banks; occasional on copper-bearing soils; 120-1675 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia. SCHWIKKARD, S. & al. (2000). Bioactive compounds from Combretum erythrophyllum.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 1.21 - 30 m. Alt: 15 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Trav. S. Africa 1: 400 (1822).
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 83 (1949).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 589 (1966).
  • Gen. Gram. : 667 (1986).
  • Trees Natal, Zululand & Transkei : 356 (1993).
  • Wild Flrs north. South Africa : 276 (1997).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 139 (2011)
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Map
carte afrique num 1063
 
Record n°1063
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