Combretum pilosum Roxb.
  • Fl. Ind., ed. 1832


This taxon is unresolved
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Lianas to 20 m tall. Bark grayish brown. Branchlets, petioles, and inflorescence rachis densely ferruginous tomentose and white villous. Leaves opposite or subopposite; petiole 2-7 mm; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially deep green, ovate-oblong, elliptic, or narrowly elliptic, 5-15 × 2-7 cm, abaxially glabrous or villosulous on midvein, adaxially sparsely white verruculose, tomentose when young, glabrous or villosulous on midvein and lateral veins when mature, without tufts of hairs in axils of lateral veins, base obtuse, truncate, or shallowly cordate, apex mucronate or acuminate; lateral veins in 5-8(-10) pairs. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, densely compound spikes 3-10 cm, usually crowded at branchlet apex and forming a dense, leafy panicle; bracts persistent at anthesis, oblong-ovate to lanceolate, ca. 5 mm, ferruginous tomentose. Calyx tube pale green, distally funnelform, 7-8 mm, abaxially ferruginous tomentose and villous; lobes 5, erect, deltoid, 1-2 mm, apex acute. Petals 5, reddish, pink, or yellowish, rarely white, oblong or oblong-oblanceolate, 4-5 mm, villosulous. Stamens 10, exserted, 7-8 mm, obviously exceeding petals. Fruit pink or vivid pink, glossy, ellipsoid or obovoid, 5-winged, 2.5-3.5 × 2-2.5 cm, densely villosulous when young, glabrescent when old, sparsely red scaly. Fl. Dec-Apr, fr. Feb-Mar.

 Information From

Combretaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden