African Plant Database

Begonia sutherlandii Hook. f.
Protologue : Bot. Mag. 94: t.5689 (1868)
Information on the genus : Begonia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Begonia sutherlandii Hook. f. subsp. sutherlandii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Begonia buttonii Irmsch. (1961)
=Begonia dissecta Irmsch.
=Begonia suffruticosa var. gueinziana A. DC.
=Begonia gueinziana Irmsch. (1961)
Taxon infra-specific
Begonia sutherlandii Hook. f. subsp. sutherlandii
Begonia sutherlandii subsp. latior (Irmsch.) Kupicha (1978)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caulescent herb with one or several stems arising from a tuber; stems erect, simple or branching, slender, fleshy, leafy, 30-50(-100) cm tall, sometimes with bulbils in leaf axils; flowers showy.
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Ecology : Rain- and riverine forest; wet shady places, near waterfalls; steeply sloping forest floor and earth banks; cliffs; mossy boulders; sometimes epiphytic; often forming large colonies; 750- 2100 m alt. S. Africa.
  Very variable species
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Record n°175403 modified 2007-03-23
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