African Plant Database

Combretum imberbe Wawra
Protologue : Sitzungsber. Acad. Wien, Math. -Nat. 38: 556 (1860)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum imberbe var. petersii (Klotzsch) Engl. & Diels (1860)
=Combretum petersii Klotzsch (1895)
=Combretum imberbe var. truncatum (M.A. Lawson) Burtt Davy (1860)
=Combretum truncatum Welw. ex M.A. Lawson (1871)
=Combretum primigenum Marloth ex Engl. (1889)
=Combretum imberbe var. dielsii Engl. (1860)
=Argyrodendron petersii Klotzsch (1861)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-10-33 m tall or shrub; branches often becoming spiny; deeply fissured reticulate bark.
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Ecology : Wooded grassland on alluvial and “black cotton” soils; sandy karroo soils with limestone outcrops, secondary Baikiaea woodland, Acacia-Combretum-Terminalia open woodland, mopane woodland, edges of swamps, on basalt, grey loams; 0-1000 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 7 - 15 m. Alt: 185 - 1650 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 18-19

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 59 (1985).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 152 (2011)
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Record n°1070 modified 2008-04-10
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