African Plant Database


Begonia pelargoniiflora J. J. de Wilde & J. C. Arends
Family : BEGONIACEAE
Protologue : Wageningen Agr. Univ. Pap. 91(6): 203 (1991)
Information on the genus : Begonia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious (inflorescences unisexual, umbelliform) succulent herb, terrestrial or epiphytic, with creeping stems to >20 cm long, ±unbranched, ±5 mm ?when dry, rooting at nodes; mature fruits and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Forest, on tree ferns and on rocks (two collections, Cameroon); c. 1000-1500 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko, two collections known).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 12420
 
Record n°12420
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