Fontainea oraria

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Fontainea oraria
Fontainea oraria new growth.jpg
New growth at the base of
Fontainea oraria
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Fontainea
Species: F. oraria
Binomial name
Fontainea oraria
Jessup & Guymer

Fontainea oraria is a rare rainforest plant growing near the sea on private property near Lennox Head, Australia. The common name is coast fontainea.

A survey in 2005 found there are only ten mature plants, and 45 seedlings or juveniles. Fontainea oraria is listed as critically endangered by extinction.


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