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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to 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 climbing shrub with stems reaching 20–30 ft.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers red and white.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

Begonia oxyanthera Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [954], Cameroon K000746420
Feb 1, 2004 Zapfack, L. [2133], Cameroon K000746419
Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [94], Cameroon K000008558
Oct 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [243], Cameroon K000008557
Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [91], Cameroon K000008559
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2924], Cameroon K000050602
May 1, 2001 Sanford, W.W. [5543], Cameroon K000051352
Jan 1, 2001 Hutchinson, J. [2], Cameroon K000051360
Dec 1, 2000 Cable, S. [2997], Cameroon K000338283
Jan 1, 1999 Zapfack, L. [863], Cameroon K000338285
Jan 1, 1999 Cable, S. [3094], Cameroon K000338286
Jan 1, 1999 Cable, S. [2948], Cameroon K000338282
Jan 1, 1999 Zapfack, L. [778], Cameroon K000338279
Jan 1, 1999 Pollard, B.J. [39], Cameroon K000338288
Jan 1, 1999 Cable, S. [3090], Cameroon K000338280
Jan 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [2240], Cameroon K000338281
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7592], Cameroon K000050597
Dec 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9234], Cameroon K000011264
Dec 1, 1994 Sidwell, K. [86], Cameroon K000085487
Dec 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9478], Cameroon K000011263
Jan 1, 1992 Brunt, M.A. [605], Cameroon K000050486
Jan 1, 1992 Brunt, M.A. [823], Cameroon K000051415
Jan 1, 1992 Brunt, M.A. [823], Cameroon K000050482
Jan 1, 1992 Brunt, M.A. [378], Cameroon K000050485
Jan 1, 1987 Ujor, E.U. [FHI 30010], Cameroon K000050488
Jan 1, 1987 Brenan, J.P.M. [9355], Cameroon K000050489
Jan 1, 1976 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9747], Cameroon K000050495
Jun 1, 1973 Mbenkum, T. [338], Cameroon K000050497
Preuss P. R. [867], Cameroon K000050487
Hepper, F.N. [2104], Cameroon K000050492
Hepper, F.N. [2104], Cameroon K000050493
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 34859], Cameroon K000050494

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 35 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 35 (1895).

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