African Plant Database


Begonia furfuracea Hook. f.
Family : BEGONIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 571 (1871)
Information on the genus : Begonia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Epiphyte to 1 m tall; all parts but for the upper leaf surface clothed with soft stellate rust-coloured down; stems ±woody, zigzag; inflorescences unisexual (monoecious).
Ecology : Remnants of (sub)montane forest and secondary forest; 400- 1150 m alt. – A very rare species. Fernando Poo (Bioko).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 12479
 
Record n°12479 modified 2007-03-30
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