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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Begonia sylvestris A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Riedel [863], Brazil K000536650
Riedel [1456], Brazil K000536649

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 140 (1859)

Accepted by

  • de Lima Jacques, E. (2010). Reabilitação de Begonia sylvestris (Begoniaceae) Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61(Suppl.): 61-65.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Begonia arborescens.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • de Lima Jacques, E. (2010). Reabilitação de Begonia sylvestris (Begoniaceae) Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 61(Suppl.): 61-65.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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