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Genus: Azara

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: Malpighiales > Family: Salicaceae

Ten species, native to temperate and subtropical South America. Three species cultivated in southern Africa.

Previously placed in the Flacourtiaceae.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Azara integrifolia (Golden spire azara)

Native to Chile.


Azara lanceolata (Lance-leaved azara)

Native to Chile and Argentina.


Azara microphylla (Box-leaved azara)

Native to Chile and Argentina.




  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated plants of southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.


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