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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko, Gabon to Congo.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Stem slender, simple or branched, 1–2 ft.
    Flowers
    Flowers white.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is.

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2438], Cameroon K000050634
    Aug 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [6062], Cameroon K000050642
    Aug 1, 1996 Cable, S. [782 a], Cameroon K000050586
    Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1385], Cameroon K000050593
    Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5528], Cameroon K000011176
    Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5908], Cameroon K000510851
    Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [510], Cameroon K000011166
    Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [503], Cameroon K000085484
    Dec 1, 1994 Cable, S. [221], Cameroon K000011165
    Dec 1, 1994 Sidwell, K. [158], Cameroon K000011175
    Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [544], Cameroon K000011169
    Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [477], Cameroon K000011170
    Dec 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [427], Cameroon K000011168
    Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9805], Cameroon K000011173
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [779], Cameroon K000011171
    Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [765], Cameroon K000011174
    Sep 1, 1989 Thomas, D.W. [4241], Cameroon K000050451

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 577 (1871)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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: 616 (1921).
    • in F.T.A. 2: 577 (1871)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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