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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaïre

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [138], Cameroon K000011162
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [139], Cameroon K000011161
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [356], Cameroon K000011164
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [522], Cameroon K000510887
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9128], Cameroon K000011172
Jan 1, 1994 Williams, S. [46], Cameroon K000011159
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [258], Cameroon K000011163
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [457], Cameroon K000011157
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5847], Cameroon K000011160
Jan 1, 1994 Williams, S. [43], Cameroon K000011158
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5404], Cameroon K000510878
Sep 1, 1989 Mann, G. [1652] K000242509 holotype

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

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

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