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Taxon: Begonia rex Putz.

 
Genus: Begonia
Section: Platycentrum
Family: Begoniaceae
Nomen number: 6690
Place of publication: J. Gén. Hort. 12:141, t. 1255, 1258. 1858
Link to protologue:
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: 6 (2 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • king begonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • painted-leaf begonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Guizhou, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Arunachal Pradesh, Assam]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:2.
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  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. 43:126.
  5. Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. Materials for the flora of Arunachal Pradesh. (F Arun Prad)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  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. 43:321.
  8. Smith, L. B. et al. 1986. Begoniaceae. Part I: Illustrated key. Part II: Annotated species list Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 60:223-224.
  9. Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. (China FlEncy)

Check other web resources for Begonia rex Putz. :

  • 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=6690. Accessed 24 January 2019.