African Plant Database

Combretum padoides Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 3: 13 (1899)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum tenuipes Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum homblei De Wild. (1914)
=Combretum giorgii De Wild. & Exell (1929)
=Combretum minutiflorum Exell (1930)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or many-stemmed (scandent) shrub 1-10(-12) m tall; inflorescences long, attractive.
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Ecology : Riverine, coastal and swamp forest; deciduous thickets; deciduous tree / shrub savanna; dry rocky river banks and Combretum- Commiphora thickets; in hotter drier areas; 0-1800 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal).
  Can be confused with C. celastroides subsp. orientale.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 2 - 3 m. Alt: 30 - 855 m. Distribution: MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 17-18

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 148 (2011)
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carte afrique num 1082
Record n°1082
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