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APG IV Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • CladusAngiosperms • Claduseudicots • Claduscore eudicots • Cladussuperrosids • Cladusrosids • Claduseurosids I • OrdoFagales • FamiliaNothofagaceae • Genus: Nothofagus Blume (1850)

Nothofagus (southern beeches) is a genus of about 35 species of trees and shrubs native to the temperate oceanic to tropical Southern Hemisphere in southern South America (Chile, Argentina) and Australasia (east and southeast Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia).

Type species Nothofagus antarctica  (G.Forst.) Oerst. (1871)

Subgenus Brassospora[edit]

Type species Nothofagus brassii Steenis

Subgenus Lophozonia[edit]

Type species Nothofagus menziesii (Hook.f.) Oerst.

Subgenus Fuscospora[edit]

Type species Nothofagus fusca (Hook.f.) Oerst.

Subgenus Nothofagus[edit]

Type species Nothofagus antarctica  (G.Forst.) Oerst. (1871)