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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nepal to Sikkim.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Himalaya, Nepal

Begonia rubella Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 13, 2009 Wallich, N. [3686] K000761442 isotype
Jan 13, 2009 Wallich, N. [3686] K000761441 holotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3687], Nepal K001110793

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nepal.: 223 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

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/
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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