African Plant Database

Combretum hereroense Schinz
Protologue : Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 30: 245 (1888)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Combretum hereroense Schinz subsp. hereroense
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum hereroense var. villosissimum Engl. & Diels
=Combretum transvaalense var. villosissimum (Engl. & Diels) Burtt Davy
=Combretum usaramense Engl. (1894)
=Combretum transvaalense Schinz (1894)
=Combretum rautanenii Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum borumense Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum eilkerianum Schinz (1888)
=Combretum porphyrolepis Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum rhodesicum Baker f. (1899)
=Combretum sambesiacum Engl. & Diels (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Combretum hereroense var. volkensii
Combretum hereroense var. parvifolium (Engl.) Wickens (1971)
Combretum hereroense subsp. grotei (Exell) Wickens (1971)
Combretum hereroense Schinz subsp. hereroense
Combretum hereroense subsp. volkensii (Engl.) Wickens (1971)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 6-8(-12) m high, or more frequently (in E Africa) a much-branched coppicing shrub to 5 m high; often with drooping branches.
Ecology : Wooded grassland and dry Acacia-Commiphora bushland, sometimes dominant; Acacia woodland; usually on sandy or silty soil; rocky slopes; sometimes along rivers (N Kenya); 1- 2700 m alt. Comprises 3 subspp. S. Africa, Namibia, Botswana.
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Record n°175378 modified 2016-02-15
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