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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Mozambique.

[FZ]

Combretaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Scandent shrub; branchlets densely lepidote otherwise almost glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite; lamina up to 5·5 x 2 cm., oblong-elliptic, rather densely lepidote above and below but scales usually not contiguous, not appearing impressed but leaving depressions, apex acute or shortly acuminate, base rounded to obtuse; lateral nerves 6–8 pairs; petiole up to 6 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of rather congested axillary spikes up to 3 cm. long; rhachis golden-lepidote; bracts c. 1·5 mm. long, filiform, caducous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers creamy-white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Lower receptacle 1–1·4 x 0·8 mm., lepidote otherwise glabrous or nearly so; upper receptacle consisting of a very narrowly infundibuliform to tubular part at the base, 2–3 x 0·6–0·9 mm., expanding at the apex to a cupuliform part 1·5–2 x 1·5–2 mm., lepidote otherwise glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 0·9 x 0·9 mm., deltate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2 x 0·8 mm., narrowly obovate, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamen-filaments 4·5–5 mm. long; anthers 0·5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk inconspicuous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 8–9 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit unknown.
Morphology General Scales
Scales as for the section.

Native to:

Mozambique

Combretum stocksii Sprague appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909: 306 (1909)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0