Begonia imperialis

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Begonia imperialis


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. Weilbachia
Species: Begonia imperialis


Begonia imperialis Lem., 1860


  • Heterotypic
    • Begonia imperialis var. brunnea Lem., Ill. Hort. 7: t. 274 (1860).
    • Begonia imperialis var. maculata Lem., Ill. Hort. 7: t. 274 (1860).
    • Begonia imperialis var. smaragdina Lem., Ill. Hort. 7: 53 (1860).
    • Begonia smaragdina (Lem.) Verschaff., Nursery Cat. (Ambroise Verschaffelt) 70: 2 (1862).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional:Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

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



Vernacular names[edit]

svenska: kejsarbegonia
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