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

Derivation of name: for William Caldwell Faure (1822-1844), South African soldier, naturalist, botanist and plant collector.

Worldwide: 15 species in tropical and southern Africa and Madagascar.

Zambia: 5 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
delevoyi De Wild.N,W,CNw,N,Mc,CDescription
discolor Welw. N,W,C,E,SCb,N,E,C,S
intermedia Engl. & Gilg N,W,C,SCb,N,C,S
rochetiana (A. Rich.) Pic.Serm.B,N,W,C,E,SNw,N,Mc,E,C,S,WDescription, Image
saligna Harv.N,W,C,E,SNw,N,E,Lk,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Faurea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Faurea
Flora of Malawi: Faurea
Flora of Mozambique: Faurea
Flora of Zimbabwe: 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: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Faurea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=484, retrieved 5 August 2020

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