Southern beech

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Southern beech
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Nothofagus obliqua shoot with leaves and cupules
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fagales
Family:Fagaceae
Genus:Nothofagus
Species

Nothofagus alpina - Rauli Beech
Nothofagus antarctica - Antarctic Beech
Nothofagus betuloides - Magallanes Beech
Nothofagus cunninghamii - Myrtle Beech
Nothofagus dombeyi - Coige Beech
Nothofagus fusca - Red Beech
Nothofagus gunnii - Tanglefoot Beech
Nothofagus menziesii - Silver Beech
Nothofagus moorei - Negrohead Beech
Nothofagus obliqua - Roble Beech
Nothofagus pumilio - Lenga Beech
Nothofagus solanderi - Black Beech

The southern beeches are trees of the genus Nothofagus, family Fagaceae (but treated by some botanists in a of family their own, the Nothofagaceae), including about 35 species of temperate oceanic to subtropical trees in southern South America (Chile, Argentina) and Australasia (east & southeast Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia). The leaves are toothed or entire, evergreen or deciduous. The fruit is a small, flattened or triangular nut, borne in cupules containing 2-7 nuts.

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