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Taxon: Begonia grandis Dryand.

 
Genus: Begonia
Section: Diploclinium
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 6661
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 1:163. 1791
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/755887
Name Verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 5 (4 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • hardy begonia  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • 秋海棠 (qiu hai tang)  (Source: F China) - Chinese
  • japansk begonia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Guizhou Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  4. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:238.
  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. 43:62.
  6. Kiew, R. 2007. Notes on Vietnamese Begonia (Begoniaceae), including three new species (Adansonia) sér. 3, 29:235.
  7. Shui, Y.-M. et al. 2002. Synopsis of the Chinese species of Begonia (Begoniaceae), with a reappraisal of sectional delimitation Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 43:316.
  8. Smith, L. B. et al. 1986. Begoniaceae. Part I: Illustrated key. Part II: Annotated species list Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 60:174.

Check other web resources for Begonia grandis Dryand. :

  • 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=6661. Accessed 22 April 2019.