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Taxon: Begonia cucullata Willd.

 
Genus: Begonia
Section: Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 6643
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):414. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (13 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food: potential as vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucumán] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized



    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


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. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965-1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires.
  4. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:234.
  5. Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  8. Frohlich, D. & A. Lau. 2014. New plant records for the Hawaiian Islands 2012–2013. Bishop Mus. Occas. Pap. 115:8.
  9. 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.
  10. Golding, J. 1982. Begonia nomenclature notes, 6. Begonia cucullata Willdenow and included species. Phytologia 50:330-356.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Hvoslef-Eide, A. K. & C. Munster. 2007. Chapter 9. Begonia. History & breeding. Flower breeding and genetics. Issues, challenges and opportunities for the 21st Century. Springer., Dordrecht. 241-275. Note: as Begonia semperflorens
  13. Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998-. Flora de la República de Cuba
  14. Kiew, R. 2005. Begonias of peninsular Malaysia 286-288.
  15. Lehmann, N. L. & R. Sattler. 1996. Staminate floral development in Begonia cucullata var. hookeri and three double-flowering begonia cultivas, examples of homeosis. Canad. J. Bot. 74:1729-1741. Note: as Begonia cucullata var. hookeri and B. semperflorens
  16. Lim, T. K. 2014. Begonia cucullata var. cucullata. Edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. Six volumes 7:551-555. Note: Springer Science+Business Media B
  17. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense. Note: with three varieties
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. 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.

Check other web resources for Begonia cucullata Willd. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=6643. Accessed 18 July 2019.