genus Combretum


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Noun1.genus Combretum - type genus of the Combretaceae: tropical and subtropical small shrubs and trees
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Combretaceae, combretum family, family Combretaceae - a family of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Myrtales
combretum - any of numerous shrubs or small trees of the genus Combretum having spikes of small flowers
Combretum bracteosum, hiccough nut, hiccup nut - ornamental African shrub or climber with red flowers
Combretum appiculatum, bush willow - small deciduous tree of the Transvaal having spikes of yellow flowers
bush willow, Combretum erythrophyllum - small South African tree having creamy yellow fragrant flowers usually growing on stream banks
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Combretum dolichopetalum plant is commonly known as sun birds wine plant which belongs to the genus Combretum that comprises of about 20 genera and 600 species distributed in Africa and Asia.