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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Ordo: Proteales

Familia: Proteaceae
Subfamilia: Proteoideae
Tribus: Proteeae
Genus: Faurea
Species: F. arborea – F. argentea – F. coriacea – F. decipiens – F. delevoyi – F. discolor – F. forficuliflora – F. galpinii – F. gilleti – F. intermedia – F. letouzeyi – F. lucida – F. macnaughtonii – F. natalensis – F. racemosa – F. rochetiana – F. rubriflora – F. saligna – F. speciosa – F. usambarensis – F. wentzeliana

Faurea Harv. (1847)

Type species: F. saligna Harv.


Fauria Franch. (1886) = Nephrophyllidium Gilg.


Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Faurea in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2013 Mar 06.
Harvey, W.H. 1847. London J. Bot. 6: 373, t. 15.

Faurea is a genus containing 15 species of flowering plants in the protea family which occur in the summer rainfall area of southern Africa, extending to tropical Africa and Madagascar. The name honours South African soldier and botanist William Caldwell Faure (1822-1844) who was killed on active service in India.[1]

Described species are:[2]

Faurea arborea Engl.
Faurea argentea Hutch.
Faurea coriacea Marner
Faurea delevoyi De Wild.
Faurea discolor Welw.
Faurea forficuliflora Baker
Faurea galpinii E.Phillips
Faurea intermedia Engl. & Gilg
Faurea lucida De Wild.
Faurea macnaughtonii E.Phillips
Faurea racemosa Farmar
Faurea rochetiana (A.Rich.) Chiov. ex Pic.Serm.
Faurea rubriflora Marner
Faurea saligna Harv.
Faurea wentzeliana Engl.


Glen, Hugh (2008). "Faurea rochetiana". PlantZAfrica. South African National Biodiversity Institute. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
"Faurea". Version 1. The Plant List. 2010. Retrieved 2013-05-22.[permanent dead link]

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