African Plant Database


Combretum constrictum (Benth.) M. A. Lawson
Family : COMBRETACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 423 (1871)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Basionym : Poivrea constricta Benth.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Poivrea constricta Benth. (1849)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum constrictum var. tomentellum Engl.
=Combretum bussei Engl. & Diels (1907)
=Combretum infundibuliforme Engl. (1895)
=Combretum constrictum var. somalense Pamp.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub or woody climber, with many stems, 1,5-5 m high.
Ecology : Tidal and seasonal swamps, riverine forest; riverine woodland, seasonally flooded bushland; edges of mangrove; 0-1200 m alt. – Disjunct area.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 161
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 1127
 
Record n°1127
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