African Plant Database

Combretum zeyheri Sond.
Protologue : Linnaea 23: 46 (1850)
Information on the genus : Combretum
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Combretum lopolense Engl. & Diels (1907)
=Combretum megalocarpum Exell ex Brenan
=Combretum tinctorium Welw. ex M.A. Lawson
=Combretum theuschii O. Hoffm. (1880)
=Combretum glandulosum F. Hoffm. (1889)
=Combretum oblongum F. Hoffm. (1889)
=Combretum bragae Engl. (1895)
=Combretum antunesii Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum sinuatipetalum De Wild. (1904)
=*Combretum rupicola auct. (1907) Engl. apud Diels 1907, non Ridl. 1890
=Combretum platycarpum Engl. & Diels (1907) apud Diels
=Combretum dilembense De Wild. (1913)
=Combretum calocarpum Gilg ex Dinter (1919)
=Combretum odontopetalum Engl. & Diels (1899)
=Combretum sankisiense De Wild. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, 3-10(-13) m high, rarely a shrub; bark brown, fissured.
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Ecology : Savanna woodland of Brachystegia-Julbernardia; dry forest and woodlands; littoral forest; tree savanna;etc. locally dominant (Kenya); usually on sandy soils; very tolerant of metalliferous soils; 10-1675 m alt. (more in the book)
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht 2 - 12 m. Alt: 45 - 1600 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 31: t.1230 (1956).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 60-61 (1985).

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 41: 141 (2011)
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