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

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Englerophytum magalismontanum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
magalismontanum (Sond.) T.D. Penn.N,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
natalense (Sond.) T.D. Penn.N,Z,T,MS,MDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Englerophytum
Flora of Malawi: Englerophytum
Flora of Zambia: Englerophytum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Englerophytum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Englerophytum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Englerophytum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Englerophytum
Wikipedia: Englerophytum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Englerophytum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Englerophytum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Englerophytum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1072, retrieved 29 March 2023

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