home   about   search

biodiversity explorer

the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Englerophytum (milkplums)

[= Bequaertiodendron]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Order: Ericales > Family: Sapotaceae

About 5-10 species, native to tropical Africa, with two species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Englerophytum magalismontanum (Transvaal milkplum)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Englerophytum natalense (Natal milkplum)

See Flora of Zimbabwe.



  • Bredenkamp, C.L. & Smith, G.F. 1993. A “Bequartiodendron” by any other name? Bothalia 23: 235–236.