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

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Englerina oedostemon

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cordata Polhill & WiensE
oedostemon (Danser) Polhill & Wiens[NrEnd]EDescription, Image
swynnertonii (Sprague) Polhill & Wiens[NrEnd]E

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Flora of Malawi: Englerina
Flora of Mozambique: Englerina
Flora of Zambia: Englerina

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Englerina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=490, retrieved 9 December 2021

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