African Plant Database

Combretum constrictum (Benth.) M.A. Lawson
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 423 (1871)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Basionym : Poivrea constricta Benth.
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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 161 (1991).
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