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A note on Combretum subgenus Combretum section Macrostigmatea (Com-bretaceae)

E. F. Hennessy, S. Rodman
Bothalia | Vol 25, No 2 | a724 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v25i2.724 | © 1995 E. F. Hennessy, S. Rodman | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 October 1995 | Published: 09 October 1995

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E. F. Hennessy, Department of Botany, University of Durban-Westville, South Africa
S. Rodman, Department of Botany, University of Durban-Westville, United States

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The history of Combretum section Macrostigmatea, its circumscription and its representation in the Flora of southern Africa region are provided. A specimen from northern Botswana, Miller B/1199. initially misidentified as C. engleri. is shown to be C. kirkii, the first record of this taxon in the  FSA region.  Combretum mkuzense is placed in synonymy in C.  zeyheri section Spathulipetala.


<i>Combretum</i>; section </i>Macrostigmatea</i>; southern Africa; taxonomy


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