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For the animal genus, see Faurea (copepod)
Faurea saligna03.jpg
F. saligna, illustration of spike with flower buds, and the infrutescence
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Proteaceae
Genus: Faurea
Harv. 1847

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Faurea rochetiana - MHNT

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]


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