Ensete Bruce ex Horan.

First published in Prodr. Monogr. Scitam.: 40 (1862)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & S. Africa to Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, Congo, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Guinea, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Gulf of Guinea Is., Juan Fernández Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Baker & Simmonds in Kew Bull. 8: 405 (1953).
  • Cheesman in Kew Bull. 2: 97 (1947)
  • Prod. Monogr. Scit. 40, t .4 (1862)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cheesman in KB. 2: 97-106 (1948)
  • Prodr. Scitam.: 40 (1862)
  • R.E. Baker & Simm. in KB. 8: 405-416, 574 (1953)
  • Simm. in KB. 14: 198-212 (1960)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0