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This species is accepted, and its native range is Arunachal Pradesh to China (Yunnan) and N. Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Begonia silletensis (A.DC.) C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1996 Clarke, C.B. [37805], Assam K000761500
Griffith [2569], India K000634627 syntype
Griffith [2569], India K000634628 syntype
Wallich [9107], India K000634630 Unknown type material
Burkill, I. H. [36700], India K000634626 syntype
Burkill, I. H. [36825], India K000634625 syntype
Burkill, I. H. [37663], India K000634624 syntype
Wallich [9107], India K000634631 Unknown type material
Keenan, R.L. [s.n.], India K000634629 syntype

First published in J.D.Hooker, Fl. Brit. India 2: 636 (1879)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Santisuk, T. (ed.) (2019). Flora of Thailand 14(3): 359-431. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2020). https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.138.46718 epublication.
  • 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