Begonia megaptera A.DC.

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 11: 134 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nepal to Myanmar. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hughes, M. (2008). An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Uddin, A. (2007). Distribution and status of Indian Begonia L. species. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 31: 591-597.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2018 Hooker, J.D.H. [8] India K001235455 Isolectotype Yes
Jan 1, 2018 Hooker, J.D.H. [8] India K001235454 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2018 Hooker, J.D.H. [8] India K001235456 Isolectotype Yes
Jan 1, 2018 Hooker, J.D.H. [8] India K001235453 Type Yes
Aug 12, 2009 Hooker, J.D.H. [8] India K001235457 Isolectotype Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0