1318.010 Ensete Horan.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs from an unbranched corm-like base. Whole plant dying after flowering.

Worldwide: 7 species in the Old World tropics

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gilletii (De Wild.) CheesmanS
ventricosum (Welw.) CheesmanN,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ensete:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Ensete
Flora of Zambia: Ensete
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ensete

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Ensete.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=393, retrieved 25 September 2023

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