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Genus: Morella (waxberries)

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 > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Fagales > Family: Myricaceae

Twelve 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.

Morella brevifolia

 

Morella chimanimaniana

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Morella cordifolia (Dune waxberry)

 

Morella diversifolia

 

Morella humilis

 

Morella integra (Western waxberry)

 

Morella kraussiana

 

Morella microbracteata (Mountain waxberry, Nyanga waxberry)

 

Morella pilulifera (Broad-leaved waxberry)

Morella quercifolia

 

Morella serrata (Lance-leaved waxberry)

Morella spathulata

Recorded from Mozambique.

 
 

References

  • Palgrave, K.C. and Palgrave, M.C. 2002. Trees of Southern Africa. 3rd Edition. Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

 


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