6377.020 Englerophytum K. Krause


Description of the genus

Shrubs and trees. Leaves coriaceous, characteristically sericeous on the lower surface with dense appressed indumentum; lateral veins close together, straight and parallel, diverging at wide angle from the mdrib. Calyx in 1 whorl of 5 sepals. Corolla of 5 unlobed petals, joined in a tube at the base. Fruit 1-seeded berry.

Worldwide: 5-10 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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magalismontanum (Sond.) T.D. Penn.B,N,W,C,E,SNw,N,E,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Englerophytum
Flora of Malawi: Englerophytum
Flora of Mozambique: Englerophytum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Englerophytum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Englerophytum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Englerophytum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Englerophytum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Englerophytum
JSTOR Plant Science: Englerophytum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Englerophytum
Plants of the World Online: Englerophytum
Tropicos: Englerophytum
Wikipedia: Englerophytum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Englerophytum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1072, retrieved 23 September 2023

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