Taxon: Begonia tuberhybrida Voss

 
Genus: Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 402300
Place of publication: Vilm. Blumengärtn. ed. 3, 1:362. 1894
Comments:
  • • [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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:256.
  • 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.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Office of the Union UPOV: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. List of the taxa protected by the members of the Union. 2009 (UPOV)

Synonyms:

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.