2074.052 Englerina Tiegh.

Description of the genus

Hemiparasitic shrubs, with simple hairs and a single haustorial attachment. Leaf lamina characteristically thin in texture. Flowers in pedunculate umbels, often standing up like candles from the horizontal branches; bract unilaterally developed. Corolla 4-lobed; tube split unilaterally with a V-slit, papillose inside.

Worldwide: 25 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cordata Polhill & WiensN
inaequilatera (Engl.) Gilli
kapiriensis (Balle) Polhill & Wiens
kwaiensis (Engl.) Polhill & WiensS
muerensis (Engl.) Polhill & WiensN,C,S

Other sources of information about Englerina:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Englerina
Flora of Mozambique: Englerina
Flora of Zambia: Englerina
Flora of Zimbabwe: Englerina

External websites:

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

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: Englerina.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=490, retrieved 13 July 2024

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