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Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Protologue : Choix Pl. t. 58. (1808)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum paniculatum var. vanderystii De Wild.
=Combretum abbreviatum Engl. (1895)
=Combretum ramosissimum Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum buvumense Baker f. (1905)
=Combretum unyorense Bagsh. & Baker f. (1908)
=Combretum spinosum G. Don (1824)
=Combretum carvalhoi Engl.
=Combretum seretii De Wild.
=Combretum seretii var. grandiflora De Wild.
=Combretum bruneelii De Wild. (1910)
=Combretum thonneri De Wild. (1911)
=Combretum thonneri var. laurentii De Wild. (1911)
=Combretum lemairei De Wild. & Exell (1929)
=Combretum pincianum Hook. (1846)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Vigorous climber or scambling or ±prostrate shrub, 2->20 m long; petiole often remaining as a spine.
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Ecology : Clearings, forest margins; in areas of woodland with higher rainfall, riverine forest; secondary forest and scrub, coffee plantations; secondary Acacia woodland and scrub; persisting in hedges and bush clumps in cleared areas; 1-2600 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:184, 188 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Wild Flrs Rhodesia : (1976).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 154 (2011)
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