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Eurosid I > Order: Fagales
Four genera and 57 species (more-or-less cosmopolitan but not in Australia),
with one genus (Morella) and 12 speces native to southern Africa and a
further genus (Myrica) and two species cultivated in southern Africa.
Genera native to southern Africa
of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI)
Twelve species, native to southern Africa. These species were previously
placed in the genus Myrica.
Other genera, cultivated in southern Africa
List from Glen (2002).
Myrica faya (Faya, Fayero) and Myrica pensylvanica (Bayberry)
are cultivated in the region.