African Plant Database

Combretum mossambicense (Klotzsch) Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 292 (1895)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Basionym : Poivrea mossambicensis Klotzsch
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Poivrea mossambicensis Klotzsch
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Poivrea glutinosa Klotzsch
=Poivrea senensis Klotzsch
=Combretum ukambense Engl. (1895)
=Combretum trichopetalum Engl. (1895)
=Combretum rigidifolium Welw. ex Hiern (1898)
=Combretum ischnothyrsum Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum quangense Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum cataractarum Diels (1907)
=*Combretum floribundum auct.
=Combretum detinens Dinter (1919)
=Combretum migeodii Exell (1929)
=Combretum phillipsii Dummer
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, (scandent) shrub or woody climber, usually flowering before the leaves; petiole to 5 mm long, base forming a curved spine.
Ecology : Dry deciduous tree or shrub savanna; Baikiaea forest; thickets, termite-mounds; along rivers; hotter drier areas; 600-1450 m alt. Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub, Climber- Ht 0.2 - 13 m. Alt: 275 - 1675 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 247 (1937).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 153 (2011)
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 1077
Record n°1077
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