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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Eritrea and Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Combretaceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1973

Morphology General Habit
Tree 7–13(–25) m. high; bark greyish, longitudinally fissured; branchlets grey, fibrous; young shoots tomentose, becoming glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves spirally arranged; lamina elliptic-obovate to broadly obovate, 6–16 cm. long, 3–8 cm. wide, apex obtuse to shortly acuminate, base acute to obtuse, sericeous-tomentose when young, becoming pilose beneath; lateral nerves 7–11 pairs; petiole 1.5–2(–4) cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of axillary spikes up to 12 cm. long; peduncle 1.5–2 cm. long, tomentose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white or cream, fragrant, glabrous outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit reddish purple, broadly elliptic to ovate, 3.5–5.5 cm. long, 2.2–4 cm. wide, apex obtuse to rounded, emarginate, base acute to obtuse, glabrous, purplish red to brown; stipe 5–7 mm. long.
Habitat
Deciduous woodland, bushland and wooded grassland, riverine forest; 730–2000 m.
Distribution
K1 K2 K3 K4 K5 K6 K7 T2 T5 T6 U1 U2 U3

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Tree to 10(–15) m tall, with a large spreading crown; bark greyish, fissured; young branchlets tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate; blade obovate, up to 16 x 10 cm, obtuse to subacute at the apex, attenuate to rounded at the base, sericeous-tomentose when young; petiole 1–2(–4) cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white or cream, glabrous outside, appearing with the leaves, in tomentose spikes up to 12 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 2.5–6 x 1.7–4 cm, broadly elliptic, reddish, glabrous; stipe 5–7 mm long.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A small tree, up to 30–40 ft. high
Ecology
On rocky hills.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre

Terminalia brownii Fresen. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 27, 2009 Collenette [7889], Saudi Arabia K000565412
Jan 1, 1969 Dawe [634], Uganda K000413933 Unknown type material
Nov 1, 971 Schimper [879], Ethiopia K000413950
Ash [1250], Ethiopia 35660.000
Beccari, O. [88], Ethiopia K000413946
Schimper [879], Ethiopia K000413947
Steudner [198], Ethiopia K000413949
Schimper [879], Ethiopia K000413948
Franqueville [s.n.], Ethiopia K000413951

First published in Mus. Senckenberg. 2: 152 (1837)

Accepted by

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Liben, L. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Combretaceae: 1-105. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wickens, G.E. (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Combretaceae: 1-99.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 135, t. 20, 1–2.
  • Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Combretac. 17, t. 8 A
  • —F.T.A. 2: 415

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Liben, L. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Combretaceae: 1-105. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony ed. 2: 31 (1936).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 151, fig. 30/b (1961).
  • Engl. & Diels in Monographieen Afrikanischer Pflanzen-Familien und Gattungen 4: 17, fig. 8/A (1900).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1: 210, fig. 115 (1950).
  • Fresen. in Mus. Senckenb. 2: 152, t. 9/1 (1837).
  • Griffiths in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 55: 893, fig. 26 (1959).
  • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 279 (1954).
  • Laws. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 415 (1871).
  • Liben in Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Combr.: 100 (1968).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 90 (1952).

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