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

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [241A], Cameroon K000436116
Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [1392], Cameroon K000085790
Jan 1, 1996 Groves, M. [107], Cameroon K000085794
Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [1538], Cameroon K000085778
Dec 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [138], Cameroon K000011256
Dec 1, 1994 Mbani, J. M. [98], Cameroon K000011257
Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5533], Cameroon K000011258
Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [583], Cameroon K000011254
Dec 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [97], Cameroon K000011255
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [776], Cameroon K000011261
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [704], Cameroon K000011260
Jan 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [81], Cameroon K000011259
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9143], Cameroon K000011262
Jan 1, 1989 Thomas, D.W. [7897], Cameroon K000050513
Jan 1, 1985 Thomson, W.C. [23] K000272564
Jan 1, 1985 Mann [565], Bioko K000313652
Jan 1, 1953 Mann G. [1275], Cameroon K000050512 Unknown type material
Keay, R.W.J. [25623], Nigeria 11565.000
Meikle, R.D. [615], Nigeria 11566.000
Cameroon 837.000
Brenan, J.P.M. [8649], Nigeria 9972.000
Mann [2317] K000272562
Mann [2317] K000272563
Mann [311], Bioko K000313653
Wright, J.O. [0], Cameroon K000050517
Wright, J.O. [0], Cameroon K000050516
Wright, J.O. [0], Cameroon K000050515
Keay, R.W.J. [22683], Nigeria Begonia epiphytica 11561.000

First published in Bot. Mag. 90: t. 5434 (1864)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bot. Mag. t. 5434 (1864)
  • F.T.A. 2: 570.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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