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

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
begonia

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1150 - 3200 m.; Andes, Pacífico, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto, trepadora
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

Native to:

Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

Begonia foliosa Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1980 Spruce, R. [5872], Ecuador K000006044
Feb 1, 1980 Spruce, R. [5872], Ecuador K000006043
Elmer, A.D.E. [13672], Philippines Begonia elegans K000761048
Jameson [27], Ecuador Begonia jamesoniana K000536732
s.coll. [s.n.] Begonia jamesoniana K001040295
[Jameson] [305], Ecuador Begonia jamesoniana K000536733

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 7: 183 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Golding, J. & Wasshausen, D.C. (2002). Begoniaceae, edition 2 Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 43: 1-289.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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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

Universidad Nacional de Colombia
ColPlantA database
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