Begonia aequilateralis

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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. Platycentrum
Species: Begonia aequilateralis


Begonia aequilateralis Irmsch., 1929

Distribution: Known only from the Sungai Buloh area of Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia. "...probably the most endangered begonia in the Peninsula, being known from a single small population in a forest area currently being cleared." - Kiew, p. 261


  • Edgar Irmscher, Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für allgemeine Botanik in Hamburg 8:134. 1929
  • Ruth Kiew, Begonias of Peninsular Malaysia :261-264, 2005
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]
  • Saving a highly endangered begonia [2]