1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia furfuracea Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko, W. Cameroon, Indo-China.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Epiphyte, 3 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers white and red.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Laos, Thailand

    Begonia furfuracea Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3354], Cameroon K000008548
    Oct 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2649], Cameroon K000008549
    Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [93], Cameroon K000008550
    Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [97], Cameroon K000008551
    Aug 1, 1996 Cable, S. [1233], Cameroon K000050578
    Oct 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [419], Cameroon K000050629
    Jan 1, 1985 Mann [304], Equatorial Guinea K000242505
    Letouzey, R. [14186], Cameroon K000050514
    Mann [304], Equatorial Guinea K000242504

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 571 (1871)

    Accepted by

    • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • 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: 618 (1921).
    • in F.T.A. 2: 571 (1871)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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