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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to NW. Myanmar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, West Himalaya

Begonia dioica Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 13, 2009 Wallich, N. [3682], Nepal K000761417 holotype
Jan 13, 2009 Wallich, N. [3682], India K000761419 holotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3681], Nepal Begonia tenella K001110782
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 3681], India Begonia tenella K001110784
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3681], Nepal Begonia tenella K001110783

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 223 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kang, D.H. & al. (2017). New records of flowering plants of the flora of Myanmar collected from Natma Taung National Park (Chin State) Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 47: 199-206.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kang, D.H. & al. (2017). New records of flowering plants of the flora of Myanmar collected from Natma Taung National Park (Chin State) Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 47: 199-206.
  • 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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0