1. Family: Begoniaceae C.Agardh
    1. Genus: Begonia L.
      1. Begonia polygonoides Hook.f.

        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
    Epiphyte with long flexuous pendant stems.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Begonia polygonoides Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3670], Cameroon K000008536
    Oct 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1770], Cameroon K000008535
    Oct 1, 2002 Plana V. [102], Cameroon K000008537
    May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2430], Cameroon K000050631
    May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2429], Cameroon K000050632
    May 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [626], Cameroon K000050635
    Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7497], Cameroon K000050598
    Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [737], Cameroon K000510859
    Jan 1, 1994 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1542], Cameroon K000011138
    Jan 1, 1989 Thomas, D.W. [4449], Cameroon K000050480
    Ridley, H.N. [11770], Sarawak K000761110
    Thorold, C.A. [CD 11], Cameroon K000050481
    Thomson, W.C. [74] K000272566

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 571 (1871)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • 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: 618 (1921).
    • Chev. Bot. 298.
    • in F.T.A. 2: 571 (1871)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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