African Plant Database

Meiostemon tetrandrus (Exell) Exell & Stace
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 40: 19 (1966)
Information on the genus : Meiostemon
Basionym : Combretum tetrandrum Exell
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Combretum tetrandrum Exell (1939)
 Meiostemon tetrandrus (Exell) Exell & Stace subsp. tetrandrus (1966)
Taxon infra-specific
Meiostemon tetrandrus subsp. australis Exell (1968)
Meiostemon tetrandrus (Exell) Exell & Stace subsp. tetrandrus (1966)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous scandent shrub to 2-4 m high, or more rarely tree to 5 m, with slender branchlets.
Ecology : Semi-deciduous thickets, Itigi thickets of Bussea-Combretum and Commiphora-Combretum; dense thicket with Combretum elaeagnoides, Commiphora spp., Acacia nilotia, etc. (Jesse thicket); 490-1070 m alt. Comprises 2 subspp.
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