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

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.ZDescription, Image
princeae GilgN
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:

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Flora of Malawi: Begonia
Flora of Zambia: 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
Wikipedia: Begonia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Begonia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Begonia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Begonia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=991, retrieved 31 October 2020

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