Combretum caffrum

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Combretum caffrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Combretaceae
Genus: Combretum
Species: C. caffrum
Binomial name
Combretum caffrum
(Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze

Combretum caffrum is the Eastern Cape South African Bushwillow tree.


Combretastatin A-4

In C. caffrum, combretastatins A-1, A-4 and B-1 can be found.[1]


  • Mike Thompson (2005-09-06). "Combrestatin - Molecule of the month". Bristol University Chemistry Dept Home Page. Bristol University. Retrieved 2006-09-20. 
  • Pettit GR, Cragg GM, Singh SB (May–June 1987). "Antineoplastic agents, 122. Constituents of Combretum caffrum". Journal of Natural Products. 50 (3): 386–391. doi:10.1021/np50051a008. PMID 3668557. 

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