African Plant Database

Combretum microphyllum Klotzsch
Protologue : Naturw. Reise Mossambique [Peters] 74 (1861)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Combretum paniculatum subsp. microphyllum (Klotzsch) Wickens (1971)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum lomuense Sim (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous, scandent or ± prostrate shrub; climber reaching tall canopies; branches with thorn-like spines.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Woodland, savanna, wooded grassland; thickets on alluvial soils in river valley; hotter drier areas; 10-1145 m alt. Botswana; S. Africa. KOTZÉ. M. & J. N. ELOFF (2002).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Climber- Ht 10 - 20 m. Alt: 18 - 1220 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 25: t.978 (1945).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 154 (2011)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 1073
Record n°1073
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