Begonia leathermaniae

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Begonia leathermaniae


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. Knesebeckia
Species: Begonia leathermaniae


Begonia leathermaniae O'Reilly & Kareg., 1983.


  • Basionym
  • Begonia platanifolia var. acuminatissima Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(3): 106 (1898).


  • Named after Sylvia Leatherman, horticulturist and member of the American Begonia Society, who brought this Begonia into cultivation in USA in 1957.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Western South America
      • Bolivia

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



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