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

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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magalismontanum (Sond.) T.D. Penn.C,SDescription, Image
natalense (Sond.) T.D. Penn.SDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Englerophytum
Flora of Mozambique: Englerophytum
Flora of Zambia: Englerophytum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Englerophytum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Englerophytum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Englerophytum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Englerophytum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Englerophytum
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iNaturalist: Englerophytum
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: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Englerophytum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1072, retrieved 13 April 2024

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