African Plant Database

Begonia princeae Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 361 (1902) 
Information on the genus : Begonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Begonia princeae Gilg var. princeae
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Begonia princeae f. grossidentata Irmsch. (1902)
=Begonia princeae f. racemigera Irmsch. (1902)
=Begonia princeae var. racemigera (Irmsch.) R. Wilczek (1902)
=Begonia princeae f. rhodesiana (1902)
=Begonia princeae f. vulgata Irmsch. (1902)
=Begonia homblei De Wild. (1915)
=Begonia subacuto-alata De Wild. (1915)
=Begonia verdickii De Wild. (1903)
=Begonia wellmanii Gilg ex Engl. (1921)
Taxon infra-specific
Begonia princeae Gilg var. princeae
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caulescent perennial herb 5-50 cm tall, with a small basal, ±globose, brown-hairy tuber; stem mostly leafy throughout but sometimes with a pair of large leaves at the base, appressed to the ground, and with a ±leafless scape.
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Ecology : Woodland and bush; in rock crevices near waterfalls, on steep rocky river banks; on termite-hills in shady Brachystegia woodland; steep damp shady rocky slopes of escarpments; in loamy (or sandy) soil; 800-2150 m alt.
  Variable species in growth form and leaf shape.
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Record n°12431 modified 2007-03-23
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