Begonia loranthoides

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Begonia loranthoides


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 loranthoides
Subspecies: B. l. subsp. loranthoides – B. l. subsp. rhopalocarpa


Begonia loranthoides Hook.f., 1871


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon; Gabon; Gulf of Guinea Is.; 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. 2:580.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


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