African Plant Database

Combretum micranthum G. Don
Protologue : Edinburgh Philos. J. 11: 847 (1824)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum parviflorum Rchb.
=Combretum altum Perr. (1828)
=Combretum raimbaultii Heckel
=Bureava crotonoides Baill. (1860)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Usually (on rocky hills) a (bushy) shrub (2-5 m high).
Ecology : (in woodland) a small tree or liane 10-15 m high, trunk 15 cm . Lateritic hardpan and hills; rocky ravines; humid forests; depressions; “tiger bush”.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 83 (1949).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 1172
Record n°1172
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