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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa to NW. Angola.

[FWTA]

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

Habit
Herb with short stem
Leaves
Petiole and peduncles pink; leaves pale green, rather darker above, with pink or reddish margin
Calyx
Upper sepal orange-red outside, yellow streaked orange-red within, lower sepal yellow sometimes slightly tinged red
Ecology
In forest, by streams.

Native to:

Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Begonia quadrialata Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1999 Dume [594], Cameroon K000518930
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9815], Cameroon K000437545
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9695], Cameroon K000518549
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5047], Cameroon K000011149
Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3863], Cameroon K000011148
Jan 1, 1994 Baker, W.J. [362], Cameroon K000011141
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [181], Cameroon K000510886
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [754], Cameroon K000011145
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [840], Cameroon K000011143
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [955], Cameroon K000011144
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [501], Cameroon K000437971
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [500], Cameroon K000437988
Jan 1, 1994 Sonké, B. [728], Cameroon K000510885
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [594], Cameroon K000011146
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [592], Cameroon K000510872
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [626], Cameroon K000510884
Jan 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [35], Cameroon K000011139
Jan 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [47], Cameroon K000011140
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [858], Cameroon K000011142
Jan 1, 1994 Nkeng, P. [67], Cameroon K000011147
Sep 1, 1989 Thomas, D.W. [4225], Cameroon K000050465
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [4926], Cameroon K000050463
Jan 1, 1957 K000272568 holotype
Burtt, B.L. [B1], Nigeria 9977.000
Coombe, D.E. [201], Nigeria 9978.000
King, E.L. [117B], Sierra Leone 16617.000
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000272569 isotype
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000272570 isotype
Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000272571 holotype
Anderson, J. [s.n.], Ghana K000739978
Anderson, J. [s.n.], Ghana K000739980 holotype
s.coll. [s.n.] K000739976 Unknown type material
s.coll. [s.n.] K000739977 Unknown type material

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6a): 140 (1894)

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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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: 617 (1921).
  • Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 43 (1895)

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