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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India, Sri Lanka.
Begonia cordifolia

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Begonia cordifolia (Wight) Thwaites appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wight, R. [1030], Tamil Nadu K000761394
s.coll. [s.n.], India K000761395

First published in Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 129 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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