African Plant Database

Begonia elaeagnifolia Hook. f.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 579 (1871)
Information on the genus : Begonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Begonia schultzei Engl.
=Begonia wilczekiana N. Hallé (1969)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent monoecious (inflorescences unisexual) epiphyte with creeping stems woody at base, to 2,5 m long, 1-3,5 mm , rooting at nodes.
Ecology : Forest, on mountain slopes near rivers and waterfalls; 20-700 (-1000) m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 137
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 12297
Record n°12297
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