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

Mozambique: 5 taxa.

Begonia sonderiana

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.ZDescription, Image
princeae GilgNDescription, Image
sonderiana Irmsch.MSDescription, Image
sutherlandii Hook.f. subsp. latior (Irmsch.) KupichaMSDescription, Image
sutherlandii Hook. f. subsp. sutherlandii NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Begonia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Begonia
Flora of Malawi: Begonia
Flora of Zambia: Begonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Begonia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Begonia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Begonia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Begonia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Begonia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Begonia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Begonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Begonia
JSTOR Plant Science: Begonia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Begonia
Plants of the World Online: Begonia
Tropicos: Begonia
Wikipedia: Begonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Begonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=991, retrieved 17 June 2024

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