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  • Quisqualis indica L.

This is a synonym of Combretum indicum (L.) DeFilipps

Quisqualis indica L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 556 (1762)

Accepted by

  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Not accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192. [Cited as Combretum indicum.]
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers. [Cited as Combretum indicum.]
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82. [Cited as Combretum indicum.]
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307. [Cited as Combretum indicum.]
  • Turner, I.M. (2020). epublication. [Cited as Combretum indicum.]


Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 265
  • Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Combretac. 5, fig. 3
  • Exell in J. Bot. 69: 124.
  • —F.T.A. 2: 435

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Engl. & Diels in Monographieen Afrikanischer Pflanzen-Familien und Gattungen 4: 5, fig. 3 (1900).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 142 (1949).
  • L., Sp. Pl., ed. 2: 556 (1762).
  • Laws. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 435 (1871).
  • Liben in Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Combr.: 88 (1968).
  • R. O. Williams, Useful and Ornamental Plants in Zanzibar and Pemba p. 429, fig. (1949).

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