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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Himalaya to China (SW. Yunnan).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya

Begonia xanthina Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.], Bhutan K000739937 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Mag. 78: t. 4683 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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