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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Stemless, with a creeping woody rootstock
    Flowers
    Flowers borne on long leafless scape.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Rwanda

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9535], Cameroon K000011156
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5534], Cameroon K000011150
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [553], Cameroon K000011152
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [602], Cameroon K000011153
    Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [226], Cameroon K000011155
    Jan 1, 1994 Sidwell, K. [175], Cameroon K000510888
    Jan 1, 1994 Faucher, P. [45], Cameroon K000011154
    Jan 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [144], Cameroon K000011151
    Jan 1, 1991 Synnott, T. J. [1967], Cameroon K000050474
    Bridson, D. [190], Rwanda 42115.000

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 572 (1871)

    Accepted by

    • 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).
    • in F.T.A. 2: 572 (1871)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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