Combretum psidioides Welw.
subsp. psilophyllum Wickens

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Synonyms: Combretum anacardifolium Engl. nom. nud.
Combretum vanderystii De Wild.
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Status: Native
See the general page for Combretum psidioides for full description details.
This subspecies is distinguished by the leaves being mostly hairless except for a rusty pubescence on the sides of the midrib and the main lateral veins. Young leaves are glutinous and petals are ciliate at the apex. Mature leaves are usually larger, reaching the maximum dimensions for this species.
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: This subspecies is only known from DRC, Tanzania and northern Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
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Exell, A.W. (1978). Combretaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 135.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 42.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Combretum psidioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Combretum psidioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Combretum psidioides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Combretum psidioides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Combretum psidioides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Combretum psidioides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Combretum psidioides
JSTOR Plant Science: Combretum psidioides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Combretum psidioides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Combretum psidioides
Plants of the World Online: Combretum psidioides
Tropicos: Combretum psidioides
Wikipedia: Combretum psidioides

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 psidioides subsp. psilophyllum., retrieved 27 March 2023

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