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

Malawi: 6 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
brevibracteata Kupicha[End]S
nyassensis Irmsch.[End]S
oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.NDescription, Image
princeae GilgN,CDescription, Image
rumpiensis Kupicha[End]N
sutherlandii Hook. f. subsp. sutherlandii NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Begonia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Begonia
Flora of Mozambique: 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, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Begonia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=991, retrieved 15 July 2024

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