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Taxon: Begonia ×tuberhybrida Voss

Genus: Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 402300
Place of publication: Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1:362. 1894
Link to protologue:
  • • [or Begonia Tuberhybrida Group]
  • • a group of cultivars developed from hybridization of several Andean species
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • hybrid tuberous begonia  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • tuberous begonia  (Source: UPOV) - English
  • bégonia tubéreux  (Source: UPOV) - French
  • Knollenbegonie  (Source: UPOV) - German
  • begonia tuberosa  (Source: UPOV) - Spanish
  • knölbegonia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:256.
  3. Golding, J. & D. C. Wasshausen. 2002. Begoniaceae, edition 2. Part 1: annotated species list. Part II: illustrated key, abridgement and supplement. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 43:153.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Begonia Tuberhybrida Hybrids
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: preferably referred to as Begonia Tuberhybrida Hybrids
  6. Office of the Union. 2009. UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union

Check other web resources for Begonia ×tuberhybrida Voss :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Begonia x tuberhybrida cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?402300. Accessed 15 December 2019.