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Taxon: Begonia coccinea Hook.

 
Genus: Begonia
Section: Pritzelia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 411399
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 69: t. 3990. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio Grande do Norte]


    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

References:

  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. 98-2:232.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). Note: endemic
  5. 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. 43:33.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  8. Moonlight, P. W. et al. 2018. Dividing and conquering the fastest-growing genus: Towards a natural sectional classification of the mega-diverse genus Begonia (Begoniaceae). Taxon 67:267-323. Note: a member of the Neotropical, monophyletic section Gaerdtia (Klotzsch) A. DC.
  9. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  10. Smith, L. B. et al. 1986. Begoniaceae. Part I: Illustrated key. Part II: Annotated species list. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 60:151.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Begonia coccinea Hook. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411399. Accessed 18 February 2020.