2034.000 Faurea Harv.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate or clustered near the ends of the branches, simple, entire. Flowers arranged in dense spikes or racemes, each flower in the axil of a small bract; involucre 0. Perianth petaloid, splitting into 2 major lobes at flowering time, releasing the style; one lobe ± free to base, consisting of a single segment, the other with 3 segments. Hypogynous scales 4, persistent. Style long, persistent, filiform, terminating in a simple stigma. Fruit a spherical nut

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical and southern Africa and Madagascar

Zimbabwe: 4 taxa.

Faurea saligna

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
delevoyi De Wild.N,C,E
rochetiana (A. Rich.) Pic.Serm.N,C,EDescription, Image
rubriflora Marner[NrEnd]EDescription, Image
saligna Harv.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Faurea:

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Flora of Botswana: Faurea
Flora of Malawi: Faurea
Flora of Mozambique: Faurea
Flora of Zambia: Faurea

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Faurea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Faurea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Faurea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Faurea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Faurea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Faurea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=484, retrieved 1 September 2016

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