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Faurea saligna - Transvaal Beechwood is widespread
chiefly in the bushveld and mountain savannas. It has narrow leaves and a dark bark,
resembling the Karee or a drooping Gum at a distance. The leaves turn bright red in
Fa sali has been atlassed at Malolotja. More excitingly, we appear to have many range
extensions these include:
- 2531 DC: MSA 920504 01: 25o50.00S 31o36.15E 440m
Farm Jeppesrust469 on Swaziland Border Frequent.
- 2630 DB: PHM 930204 01 & 02: 26o36S 30o51E
1198m and 26o37S 30o50E 1189m (details held by SNTC)
both 5 plants;
Most excitingly it has been recorded in the Lebombo Mountains as
- 2631 BD: ARA 940727 01: 26o29S 31o57E 510m
(details held by SNTC);
- 2631 DB: PAW 921227 01: 26o30S 31o56E 500m
(locality held by SNTC).
These need to be followed up it also occurs at Mkuzi in Natal and may occur
sporadically all along the Lebombo Mountains.
The herbarium record from 2631 CD also need to be investigated.