Combretum constrictum (Benth.) M.A.Lawson, Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 423 1871. (Syn; Combretum bussei Engl. & Diels; Combretum infundibuliforme Engl.; Poivrea constricta Benth.; Poivrea mossambicensis Klotzsch (Unresolved));


Climber Id for Bangladesh : 7 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).

Flowering: May
Habitat: Garden

Combretum sp?

Combretum species so far in efi

It looks like the ones in nature loves you and
But, I do not know this plant.

Combretum constrictum as per above links. efi page on Combretum constrictum

Combretum constrictum Thailand powderpuff

Ornamental Plant For ID : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 08DEC14 : AK-25 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
Small cultivated bush seen on 12/11/14.
This looks very similar to Xanthostemon youngii, which I had seen in Flower Show, Mumbai.

leaves i remember would be oblong with rounded ends
here they are long with pointed ends
may be no exactly the sp

It may be Combretum constrictum….or may be not.

I think you are right. It does look like the suggested id. Thanks a lot.
Let us wait for expert validation.

… suggested id seems to be correct.
Please check….. FOI

Seen this Garden plant near Somatane (Lonavala- Pune route).
Habitat: Climbing Shrub
Bot. name: Combretum constrictum
Family: Combretaceae
Common name: Powderpuff Combretum.

You have very good collection of Combretum sp. …

Crassulaceae, Combretaceae and Myrtaceae Fortnight :: Combretaceae :: Combretum constrictum :: Lonavala :: ARKDEC-02 :  3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).
Attached are pictures of Combretum constrictum captured at Lonavala in October 2013.

very nice


Requesting ID of this plant with red flowers – Lonavala – October 2013 :: 31012014 :: ARK-29 : Attachments (3). 6 posts by 4 authors.
Requesting to please ID this plant in a nursery in Lonavala, Maharashtra in October 2013.

Combretum constrictum
Same plant same nursery  

I saw this plant in … nursery in Lonavala. Are your pics also from the same nursery?


Combretum constrictum of Combretaceae
A cultivated ornamental native to Africa and found in riverain habitats.
Photos taken in Bangalore, June 2014

Very beautiful indeed.. thanks …

Beautiful plant and nice photography, … Is it a shrub.

Thanks, …  I think so.

Posted earlier, identified by …
Seen in November,14.
Kindly validate.

Nice photographs

SK1760 26 Jan 2019 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 6 Mb.
Location : Marina Bay Garden , Singapore
Date : 18 October 2012
Elevation : 25 m.
Habit : Cultivated

Looks like different sp. from Brownea !

Maybe Combretum constrictum (Benth.) M.A.Lawson, as per images and details herein.


Swamy/New series/ID/84 – ID of the plant: 3 images.
I am forwarding herewith a few photos of the plant grown in a garden nearby Trivandrum. It looks more like Combretum constrictum. Please confirm the ID. It  is very confusing as the photos of Xanthostemon youngii also look almost similar. I am providing the links for both the species for—l/cl/combretaceae/combretum/combretum-constrictum


Combretum constrictum (Benth.) M.A.Lawson

I too agree with you for Combretum, which recently identified this species for ornamental purposes, even though non-native to India.





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