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

        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.

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    Distribution

    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)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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