Begonia elaeagnifolia

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Begonia elaeagnifolia


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. Tetraphila
Species: Begonia elaeagnifolia


Begonia elaeagnifolia Hook.f. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 579 (1871).


  • Heterotypic
    • Begonia schultzei Engl. ex R.Wilczek, Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 39: 88 (1969).
    • Begonia wilczekiana N.Hallé, Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 39: 91 (1969).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon; Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Rwanda; Zare

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


  • Hooker, J.D. in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), 1871. Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 579
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


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