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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Begoniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Stemless, with a creeping woody rootstock
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers borne on long leafless scape.

Native to:

Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Rwanda

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [144], Cameroon K000011151
Jan 1, 1994 Sidwell, K. [175], Cameroon K000510888
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9535], Cameroon K000011156
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [602], Cameroon K000011153
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5534], Cameroon K000011150
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [226], Cameroon K000011155
Jan 1, 1994 Faucher, P. [45], Cameroon K000011154
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [553], Cameroon K000011152
Jan 1, 1991 Synnott, T. J. [1967], Cameroon K000050474
Bridson, D. [190], Rwanda 42115.000

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 572 (1871)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 618 (1921).
  • in F.T.A. 2: 572 (1871)

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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