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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.

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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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