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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to Peru and Brazil (Acre).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Ecuador, Peru

Begonia maynensis A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 17, 1946 Spruce, R. [3959], Peru K000006021
Dec 17, 1946 Spruce, R. [3959], Peru K000006022
Spruce, R. [4859], Peru K000006031 Unknown type material
Spruce, R. [4859], Peru K000006032 Unknown type material

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 126 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Moonlight, P.W., Hughes, M. & Tebbitt, M.C. (2017). Taxonomy of Begonia albomaculata and description of two new species endemic to Peru Edinburgh Journal of Botany 74: 179-198.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Golding, J. & Wasshausen, D.C. (2002). Begoniaceae, edition 2 Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 43: 1-289.
  • Moonlight, P.W., Hughes, M. & Tebbitt, M.C. (2017). Taxonomy of Begonia albomaculata and description of two new species endemic to Peru Edinburgh Journal of Botany 74: 179-198.

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