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Eupomatia laurina (Bolwarra)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > magnoliids > Order: Magnoliales > Family: Eupomatiaceae

Eupomatia laurina (Bolwarra) tree in the Company Gardens, Cape Town. [photos H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native to eastern Australia and New Guinea where it grows as an understorey in rain forest and wet sclerophyll forest. Glen (2002) does not record this species as a cultivated plant in southern Africa but there is a tree growing in the Company Gardens, Cape Town.



  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.


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