ncombretumany of numerous shrubs or small trees of the genus Combretum having spikes of small flowers
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
ncombretumA large tropical genus of plants of the order Combretaceæ, chiefly shrubs. Various species furnish tanning and dyeing materials, and some are cultivated in greenhouses for their handsome flowers.
Among the undershrubs are Phyllanthae 2, Apocynea arborescens, Gelonium, Combretum, Strychnos, Vitex, Melastoma.
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