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
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Other sources of information about Englerina:Flora of Zimbabwe
(electronic Plant Information Center): EnglerinaFlora Zambesiaca
web site: EnglerinaGoogle
(Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for EnglerinaIPNI
(International Plant Names Index): EnglerinaKew Herbarium catalogue
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Stefaan Dondeyne 2007-13
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Dondeyne, S.
. Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Englerina.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=490, retrieved 18 May 2013