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Traditional Medicinal Uses of Combretum erythrophyllum
Indications: Administered to both people and animals. Caution: Harmful to people or animals.
Combretum erythrophyllum is a fast-growing tree with yellow to red autumn colours. It has fragrant whitish puffball flowers that is followed by four-winged seeds. The flowers attract both birds and insects. Combretum erythrophyllum is a stately tree and a wonderful street tree with its lovely shape and beautiful bark. It can also be planted as a single specimen shade tree. Combretum erythrophyllum can become quite large and it has an extensive root system. (Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Wildflower Nursery - https://wildflowernursery.co.za/indigenous-plant-database/combretum-erythrophyllum/. Accessed on 2020/01/