Combretum engleri Schinz

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Derivation of specific name: engleri: named after Dr Prof Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler (1844-1930), German Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Berlin, who initiated extensive botanical exploration in Africa.
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Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 476 - 477. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 35. Included under Combretum schumannii

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 47.

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Flora of Botswana: Combretum engleri
Flora of Caprivi: Combretum engleri
Flora of Zimbabwe: Combretum engleri

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Combretum engleri
African Plant Database: Combretum engleri
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Combretum engleri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Combretum engleri
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Combretum engleri
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iNaturalist: Combretum engleri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Combretum engleri
JSTOR Plant Science: Combretum engleri
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Combretum engleri
Plants of the World Online: Combretum engleri
Tropicos: Combretum engleri
Wikipedia: Combretum engleri

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Combretum engleri., retrieved 29 November 2023

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