African Plant Database

Begonia preussii Warb.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6a): 141 (1894); Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 36 (1895)
Information on the genus : Begonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Begonia buchholzii Gilg (1905)
=Begonia sessilanthera Warb. (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphyte; shrubby with erect to scandent stems to 2 m long, 10 mm , rooting at nodes; monoecious (inflorescences unisexual).
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; secondary forest with Pycnanthus angolensis; farmbush; moist dark site on tree trunk, over river; on the bole and thick branches of tall trees, at 30 m above ground; lakeside on rocks; 50-1000 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko)
  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 36 (1895)
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    Record n°12477 modified 2008-04-23
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