1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia humilis Aiton

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Madagascar, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Réunion, Seychelles, Tanzania

    Begonia humilis Aiton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2014 Spruce, R. [3982a], Peru K000006027
    11563.000
    K000536596
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000006023
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Peru K000006024
    Fendler, A. [516], Venezuela K000536757
    Crueger [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K000536595
    s.coll. [8] Begonia subhumilis K000536756

    First published in Hort. Kew. 3: 353 (1789)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Golding, J. & Wasshausen, D.C. (2002). Begoniaceae, edition 2 Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 43: 1-289.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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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