1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia fusialata Warb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Begoniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Habit
    Sub-epiphyte creeping over logs, etc. in forest, often rooting at the nodes
    Flowers
    Flowers pink
    Fruits
    Fruit red.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Begonia fusialata Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2004 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [241B], Cameroon K000436796
    Dec 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9891], Cameroon K000085492
    Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5403], Cameroon K000011213
    Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5040], Cameroon K000011214
    Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5842], Cameroon K000011216
    Dec 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3844], Cameroon K000011218
    Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [520], Cameroon K000011210
    Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [858], Cameroon K000011211
    Dec 1, 1994 Cable, S. [267], Cameroon K000011217
    Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [638], Cameroon K000011206
    Dec 1, 1994 Mbani, J. M. [143], Cameroon K000011212
    Dec 1, 1994 Kwangue, A. [131], Cameroon K000011215
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [844], Cameroon K000011205
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [948], Cameroon K000011207
    Jan 1, 1994 Ekema, N. [414], Cameroon K000518546
    Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [658], Cameroon K000011209
    Jan 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [40], Cameroon K000011208
    Jan 1, 1985 Letouzey, R. [14309], Cameroon K000050520
    Robertson, N.F. [116], Ghana 9969.000

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 37 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Engl. Pflanzenw. Afr. 3, 2: 620 (1921).
    • Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 37 (1895)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0