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Genus: Faurea

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

About 15 species, found in Africa and Madagascar. There are seven 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.

Faurea delevoyi (River beechwood)

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Faurea galpinii (Escarpment beechwood)


Faurea macnaughtonii (Terblanz)

Faurea racemosa

Recorded from Mozambique.


Faurea rochetiana (Broad-leaved beechwood)

Faurea rubriflora (Red-flowered beechwood)

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

Faurea saligna (Willow beechwood)


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


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