5397.000 Begonia L.

Description of the genus

Leaves asymmetric, palmate-veined, lobed. Tepals pink, orange, yellow or white; 5 in male flowers, 4 in female flowers. Fruits 3-winged.

Worldwide: 900 species in tropical and warm regions, especially America

Zambia: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
princeae GilgCb,N,E,C
pygmaea Irmsch. [DD]N
sutherlandii Hook.f. subsp. latior (Irmsch.) KupichaNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Begonia:

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Flora of Malawi: Begonia
Flora of Mozambique: Begonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Begonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Begonia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Begonia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Begonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Begonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Begonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Begonia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Begonia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=991, retrieved 14 November 2018

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