Taxon: Begonia cucullata Willd.

 
Genus: Begonia
    Section: Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 6643
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):414. 1805
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 14 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F SCatarin)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard, as B. semperflorens)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Chaco, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - Misiones, - Salta, - Santa Fe, - Tucuman; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • 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)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires. 1965-1970 (F BuenAir)
  • Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:234.
  • Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. 1998 (L Mato Grosso)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Golding, J. 1982. Begonia nomenclature notes, 6. Begonia cucullata Willdenow and included species (Phytologia) 50:330-356.
  • 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. 43:37.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
  • Kiew, R. Begonias of peninsular Malaysia. 2005 (Begonias Malaya) 286-288.
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • 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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