Begonia decandra

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Begonia decandra


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. Begonia
Species: Begonia decandra


Begonia decandra Pav. ex A.DC., 1859


  • Heterotypic
    • Begonia portoricensis A.DC. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(1): 295 (1864).
    • Begonia decandra Sessé & Moc., Fl. Mexic., ed. 2: 219 (1894), nom. illeg.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Puerto Rico

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


  • Dryander, J.C., 1859. Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. sér. 4, 11:122.
  • USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 [1]. Data: compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Native Begonia
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