combretum


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combretum

(kɒmˈbriːtəm)
n
(Plants) any tree or shrub belonging to the genus Combretum, native mainly to tropical and subtropical Africa and producing attractive flowers
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Noun1.combretum - any of numerous shrubs or small trees of the genus Combretum having spikes of small flowers
genus Combretum - type genus of the Combretaceae: tropical and subtropical small shrubs and trees
ligneous plant, woody plant - a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
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The middle layer is composed of different species that include Diospyros quilonensis, Terminalia prunoides, Acacia nigrescens, Accacia tortilis, Dychrostachis cinera, Pterocarpus antunensii, Commiphora merberi, a variety of Combretum species, Lannea discoloru.
Rhus lancea produced the lowest volume of gas during early period while the lowest volume of gas was recorded for Combretum microphyllum after 12 h.
The milk containers were fumigated with smoke from burned wood of specific tree species such as Olea africana, Acacia nilotica, Balanities aegyptica and Combretum spp.
Some water dispersed species are included in the genera Combretum, Dalbergia, Mucuna, and Entada.
Combretum and Terminalia are the most species rich genera, with over 200 species each (KATERERE et al.
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We note in contrast the appearance on the savannah of taxa with more Sahelian affinities, such as Bauhinia, Guiera and Combretum cfr micrantum and numerous cores of Parinari sp.
In a clinical test of people suffering from guinea worm infection in Nigeria, for example, 43 of 44 patients were successfully cured by a medicine made from Combretum mucronatum roots.
The compound is a synthetic form of CA4, a natural substance found in the bark of the South African willow tree known as Combretum caffrum.
The woody layer is dominated by shrubs with mainly Combretum glutinosum, Pterocarpus lucens, Guiera senegalensis, Grewia bicolor, Acacia Senegal, Balanites aegyptiaca, etc.
The lack of a marginal vein in Combretum often results in fraying of the wing margins upon drying.
The under-storey layer was dominated by Napoloon vogelli, strychnos spinosa, Lindacleeria dentata and Diospyros species, and the climbers include Paulina pinnata and combretum smeathmannii.