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Two genera and 10 species are cultivated in southern Africa.
Genera cultivated in southern Africa
List from Glen (2002).
About 45 species, native mainly to north temperate regions
but also in South America and Africa. Eight species are cultivated in southern
Two species are cultivated in southern Africa: Nyssa
sylvatica (Tupelo tree) (native to eastern Canada and the USA), and
Davidia involucrata (Dove tree) (native to China).