Taxon: Begonia boliviensis A. DC.

Genus: Begonia
    Section: Barya
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 6631
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 4, 11:122. 1859
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Argentina - Jujuy, - Salta, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Chuquisaca, - Santa Cruz, - Tarija


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:230.
  • 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. 43:23.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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