1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia prismatocarpa Hook.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Liberia to Ivory Coast, W. Cameroon, Bioko.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A slender dwarf plant
    Stem
    Stem branched, creeping and rooting
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow or pinkish-white
    Ecology
    An epiphyte on trees, on rocks, etc.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia

    Begonia prismatocarpa Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1989 Mann [563], Bioko K000242510 holotype
    Barter [2047], Equatorial Guinea K000242511

    First published in Bot. Mag. 88: t. 5307 (1862)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • 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).
    • Chev. Bot. 298.
    • —F.T.A. 2: 573
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

    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 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