Qualea

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Qualea
Qualea dichotoma.jpg
Qualea dichotoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Vochysiaceae
Genus: Qualea
Aubl.
Species

Several, see text

Qualea rosea - MHNT

Qualea is a flowering plant genus in the family Vochysiaceae. These plants occur in the Neotropics and their wood makes good timber and firewood and is used in construction.

Caterpillars of the dalcerid moth Dalcera abrasa, a common pest of coffee plants, have also been found to feed on Q. parviflora.

Species include:

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