1. Family: Combretaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Combretum Loefl.
      1. Combretum micranthum G.Don

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Central African Republic.

    [FWTA]

    Combretaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Habit
    Spreading shrub, sometimes a liane, or a small tree
    Corolla
    Petals white
    Receptacle
    Receptacle with red scales
    Leaves
    Leaves dark reddish-brown when old
    Fruits
    Fruits dark reddish-brown when old

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Introduced into:

    Mauritius

    Combretum micranthum G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1963 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [4385], Burkina Faso K000211777
    Prevett, P.F. [1], Nigeria 1802.000
    Sieber [25], Senegal K000232562
    Irvine, F.R. [4682], Burkina Faso K000211776
    Aubreville [1981], Burkina Faso K000211775
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [24517], Mali K000211773
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [665], Mali K000211774
    Laferrere, M. [44], Mali K000211771
    Laferrere, M. [70], Mali K000211772
    Davey, J.T. [261], Mali K000211770
    Diallo, Drissa [294], Mali K000211769

    First published in Edinburgh Philos. J. 11: 847 (1824)

    Accepted by

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 90-106: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 114
    • Keay in Kew Bull. 1950: 250 (q.v. for full synonymy).
    • Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Combretum 17
    • in Edin. Phil. Journ. 11: 347 (1824)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 90-106: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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