Combretaceae - Combretum family

Key to genera

1Leaves spiral or alternate; petals 0; fruits 2-winged (in ours)Terminalia
1Leaves opposite, subopposite or whorled; petals usually present; fruits (2-)4-5-winged2
2Scales or stalked glands (usually microscopic) present3
2Scales or stalked glands absentPteleopsis
3Stamens 8-10; petals inserted near the apex of the upper receptacleCombretum
3Stamens 4; petals inserted near the edge of the diskMeiostemon

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Combretaceae: Key to genera., retrieved 26 September 2023

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