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Faucherea hexandra
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Genus: Faucherea
Type species
Faucherea hexandra
(Lecomte) Lecomte[1][2]

Faucherea is a group of trees in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1920.[3][2][1]

The entire genus is endemic to Madagascar.[4][5]



  1. ^ a b lectotype designated by Aubréville, André. 1971. Adansonia: recueil périodique d'observations botanique, n.s. 11(2): 285-288
  2. ^ a b Tropicos, Faucherea Lecomte
  3. ^ Lecomte, Paul Henri. 1920. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 26: 245-251 descriptions in Latin, commentary in French, line drawings as illustrations
  4. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  5. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.