Begonia rossmanniae

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Begonia rossmanniae


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. Rossmannia
Species: Begonia rossmanniae


Begonia rossmanniae A.DC., 1864.


  • Heterotypic
    • Rossmannia repens Klotzsch, Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1854: 219 (1855).
    • Begonia repens Ruiz & Pav. ex A.DC. in Candolle, Prodr. 15(1): 333 (1864), pro syn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Western South America
      • Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

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


  • De Candolle, A.L.P.P. 1864. Prodr. 15(1): 333.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Vernacular names[edit]

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