Combretum platypetalum Welw. ex M.A. Lawson
subsp. platypetalum

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: platypetalum: with wide petals
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,C,S,W
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Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 493 - 494. (Includes a picture).

Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 151 - 152. (Includes a picture).

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

Other sources of information about Combretum platypetalum subsp. platypetalum:

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Flora of Botswana: Combretum platypetalum subsp. platypetalum
Flora of Caprivi: Combretum platypetalum subsp. platypetalum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Combretum platypetalum subsp. platypetalum

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Combretum platypetalum subsp. platypetalum., retrieved 22 May 2024

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