African Plant Database

Begonia oxyanthera Warb.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 35 (1895)
Information on the genus : Begonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Begonia jussiaeicarpa Warb. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphyte; monoecious (inflorescences unisexual; short) climbing shrub; stems to 4 m long, c. 8 mm , pendulous, branched, almost leafless.
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Ecology : Forest, forest edges and clearings (grassland); mist forest; on trees up to 15 m above ground; 800-2400 m alt. Closely related to B. preussii (altitudinal vicariant growing between 50 and 1000 m alt.). Fernando Poo (Bioko, to 2000 m alt.).
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Record n°12419 modified 2007-04-03
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