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Taxon: Begonia nelumbiifolia Schltdl. & Cham.

 
Genus: Begonia
Section: Gireoudia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 426245
Place of publication: Linnaea 5:604. 1830
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship of unascribed names in this article (pp. 554-625) follow the stated authorship of the article (Shenzhen ICN Art. 46.6), given on p. 554 as Schlechtendal & Chamisso
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • lily-pad begonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [San Luis Potosí]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Ciudad de México]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  2. Burt-Utley, K. 1985. A revision of Central American species of Begonia section Gireoudia (Begoniaceae). Tulane Stud. Zool. Bot. 25:76.
  3. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:246.
  4. 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. 43:101.
  5. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998-. Flora de la República de Cuba
  8. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  9. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  10. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  11. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  12. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). Note: mentions
  13. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Begonia nelumbiifolia Schltdl. & Cham. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=426245. Accessed 12 November 2019.