Genus Ensete (Musaceae) in India
Keywords:Ensete, Ensete glaucum, E. superbum, taxonomy, synonym, India
AbstractA detailed account of the genus Ensete (Musaceae) in India is presented, including a key to the two species known from the country. Updated descriptions and colour photographs of each species are provided, with notes on the phenology, ecology, distribution, cytology, morphological variation and uses. We also provide a brief history of the genus and descriptions of the two species present in India. Ensete lecongkietii is treated here as a synonym of E. superbum.