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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Scandent shrub, or forest, liane
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Large panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals red or crimson.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Combretum comosum G.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2008 Hepper [8182], Ivory Coast K000565470
May 1, 2006 Etuge, M. [5105], Cameroon K000460262
May 1, 2006 Etuge, M. [5105], Cameroon K000683680
Don [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000232590
Don [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000232591

First published in Edinburgh Philos. J. 11: 344 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Berhaut, J. (1974). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 2: 1-695. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Jongkind, C.C.H. (2014). Notes on African Combretum Loefl. Species (Combretaceae) Adansonia, sér. 3, 36: 315-327.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 261.
  • Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Combretac. 91
  • —F.T.A. 2: 421

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1974). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 2: 1-695. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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