African Plant Database


Begonia susaniae Sosef
Family : BEGONIACEAE
Protologue : Wageningen Agr. Univ. Pap. 91(4): 105 (1991)
Information on the genus : Begonia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Begonia lacunosa auct. sensu Reitsma, van den Berg, non Warb.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb to 15(-20) cm tall, with slender to stout, rather compact rhizome, apex ascending or not; leaves peltate; blade with variation in presence of bullae and in form of purplish brown colour patterns; flowers showy.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Forest, in deep shade and moist places; forested slopes, on (steep) slopes or road banks, mossy wet rocks and forest floor; rarely on steep rock faces; locally common; 250-900 m alt. Not in Congo. (see more in the book)
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 12458
 
Record n°12458
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