1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia ciliobracteata Warb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ivory Coast to DR Congo.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Herb with short creeping stem
    Leaves
    Leaves sometimes peltate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences shorter than petioles
    Calyx
    Sepals white, one with red markings inside.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Begonia ciliobracteata Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [444], Cameroon K000011197
    Nov 1, 1991 Thomas, D.W. [5430], Cameroon K000050458
    Nov 1, 1991 Dundas, J. [FHI 15325], Cameroon K000050457

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 40 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 616 (1921) (as B. ciliato-bracteata Warb.).
    • Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 40 (1895)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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