Entolasia Stapf

Description of the genus

Inflorescence of racemes along a central axis, the spikelets borne singly on the rhachis or in neat appressed secondary racemelets. Spikelets narrowly elliptic. Inferior glume short, triangular, the superior as long as spikelet. Superior lemma coriaceous, pubescent.

Worldwide: Five species in tropical Africa and Australia.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

No image yet

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
imbricata StapfN,C

Other sources of information about Entolasia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Entolasia
Flora of Caprivi: Entolasia
Flora of Zambia: Entolasia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Entolasia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Entolasia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Entolasia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Entolasia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Entolasia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Entolasia
JSTOR Plant Science: Entolasia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Entolasia
Plants of the World Online: Entolasia
Tropicos: Entolasia
Wikipedia: Entolasia

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: Entolasia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1991, retrieved 25 April 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:05pm
Terms of use