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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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Englerophytum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Englerophytum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Englerophytum
Wikipedia: Englerophytum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Englerophytum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Englerophytum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Englerophytum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1072, retrieved 24 October 2021

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