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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko, Gabon to Congo.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Stem slender, simple or branched, 1–2 ft.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white.

Native to:

Cabinda, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is.

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2438], Cameroon K000050634
Aug 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [6062], Cameroon K000050642
Aug 1, 1996 Cable, S. [782 a], Cameroon K000050586
Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1385], Cameroon K000050593
Dec 1, 1994 Cable, S. [221], Cameroon K000011165
Dec 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [427], Cameroon K000011168
Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5908], Cameroon K000510851
Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [510], Cameroon K000011166
Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [503], Cameroon K000085484
Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5528], Cameroon K000011176
Dec 1, 1994 Sidwell, K. [158], Cameroon K000011175
Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [544], Cameroon K000011169
Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [477], Cameroon K000011170
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [765], Cameroon K000011174
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [779], Cameroon K000011171
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9805], Cameroon K000011173
Sep 1, 1989 Thomas, D.W. [4241], Cameroon K000050451

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 577 (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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 616 (1921).
  • in F.T.A. 2: 577 (1871)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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