Begonia rex

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Begonia rex


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. Platycentrum
Species: Begonia rex


Begonia rex Putz., 1857.


  • Homotypic
    • Platycentrum rex (Putz.) Seem., Parad. Vindob. (A.Hartinger) t. 81. 1860.
  • Heterotypic
    • Begonia rex var. grandis E.J.Lowe & W.Howard, Beaut. Leaved Pl.: t. 6 (1859).
    • Begonia rex var. nebulosa E.J.Lowe & W.Howard, Beaut. Leaved Pl.: t. 15 (1860).


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; China Southeast; Cuba; Dominican Republic; East Himalaya; Haiti; Myanmar

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



Vernacular names[edit]

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