Begonia × erythrophylla

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Begonia × erythrophylla


Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
Sectio: B. sect. Gireoudia
Nothospecies: Begonia × erythrophylla


This is the progenitor of a group of artificial hybrids commonly named Begonia 'Erythrophylla' cultivars or Beefsteak Begonias. It is not reported in the wild in Mexico and so is assumed to be purely artificial in origin.


  • Heterotypic
    • Begonia × bunchii L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 478. 1914.
    • Begonia × feastii L.H.Bailey, Stand. Cycl. Hort. 1: 478. 1914.
    • Begonia × langeana Fotsch, Begonien 45. 1933.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Beefsteak Begonias
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