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Taxon: Combretum erythrophyllum (Burch.) Sond.

 
Genus: Combretum
Family: Combretaceae
Subfamily: Combretoideae
Tribe: Combreteae
Subtribe: Combretinae
Nomen number: 11223
Place of publication: Linnaea 23:43. 1850
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Oct-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Oct-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bush-willow  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Human food: gum/mucilage (fide L Edible Pl; Trees SAfr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  9. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  10. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  11. Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. (L Kruger)
  12. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Combretum erythrophyllum (Burch.) Sond. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=11223. Accessed 20 November 2018.