1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia rex Putz.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to China (Yunnan, Guangxi).

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 100 - 2000 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe.
    Habit
    Hierba

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Myanmar

    Introduced into:

    Bangladesh, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti

    Begonia rex Putz. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Balansa, B. [3765], Vietnam K000035516

    First published in J. Gén. Hort. 2: 141 (1857)

    Accepted by

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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