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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaïre

Begonia elaeagnifolia Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mann, G. [1651] K000242502

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 579 (1871)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

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