African Plant Database

Combretum pentagonum M.A. Lawson
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 424 (1871)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum wakefieldii Engl. (1895)
=Combretum lasiopetalum Engl. & Diels (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody climber, 1,5-6 m; lower half of petiole sometimes remaining as a spine.
Ecology : Various types of forest, secondary associations and thickets; Brachystegia woodland and evergreen forest; coastal evergreen bushland; 1-900 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 223 (2006).
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