Combretum pisoniiflorum Engl.

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Combretum pisoniiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Concession.

Combretum pisoniiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Levasflor Concession.

Combretum pisoniiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Mpawe Village,Coutada 12, Cheringoma

Combretum pisoniiflorum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Mpawe Village,Coutada 12, Cheringoma

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Synonyms: Sheadendron molle Klotzsch
Sheadendron pisoniiflorum Klotzsch
Common names: Wingless combretum (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
More or less climbing shrub, 2-4 m tall. Bark pealing in strips revealing cinnamon-brown underbark. Leaves opposite, usually c. 3 × 5 cm, slightly leathery, oblong-elliptic to ovate-elliptic, above becoming shiny and hairless when mature, more densely hairy and scaly below. Flowers in short axillary spikes, white to yellowish. Fruit c. 2.5 × 1.5 cm, 4-angled or slightly ridged, usually not winged, dehiscing along the angles.
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland, and thickets, often on sandy soils.
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N,T,MS,GI
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Content last updated: Saturday 19 May 2018
Literature:

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 677. (Includes a picture).

Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 145 - 146.

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Flora of Malawi: Combretum pisoniiflorum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Combretum pisoniiflorum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Combretum pisoniiflorum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Combretum pisoniiflorum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Combretum pisoniiflorum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Combretum pisoniiflorum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Combretum pisoniiflorum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Combretum pisoniiflorum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Combretum pisoniiflorum
JSTOR Plant Science: Combretum pisoniiflorum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Combretum pisoniiflorum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Combretum pisoniiflorum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Combretum pisoniiflorum
Tropicos: Combretum pisoniiflorum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Combretum pisoniiflorum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179380, retrieved 21 July 2019

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