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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A creeping herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, pink at base.

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre

Begonia lacunosa Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 1991 Dawe, M.T. [278], Angola K000242529 holotype

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 42 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 617 (1921).
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 42 (1895)

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