African Plant Database


Begonia elaeagnifolia Hook. f.
Family : BEGONIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 579 (1871)
Information on the genus : Begonia
 
 
Status
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
 
Map
carte afrique num 12297
 
Record n°12297
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