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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. New Guinea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New Guinea

Begonia symhirta L.L.Forrest & Hollingsw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Kloss, C.B. [s.n.] Symbegonia hirta K000739914

First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 241: 208 (2003)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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