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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko, W. Cameroon, Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Begoniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Epiphyte, 3 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white and red.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Laos, Thailand

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [93], Cameroon K000008550
Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [97], Cameroon K000008551
Oct 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3354], Cameroon K000008548
Oct 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2649], Cameroon K000008549
Aug 1, 1996 Cable, S. [1233], Cameroon K000050578
Oct 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [419], Cameroon K000050629
Jan 1, 1985 Mann [304], Equatorial Guinea K000242505
Mann [304], Equatorial Guinea K000242504
Letouzey, R. [14186], Cameroon K000050514

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 571 (1871)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 618 (1921).
  • in F.T.A. 2: 571 (1871)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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