Genus: Begonia L.

Family: Begoniaceae
Common names: begonia
Genus number: 1356
Last updated: 29-Jan-2004
Accession Count: 157 (34 active, 34 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98-2:1-266.
  2. Forrest, L. L. & P. M. Hollingsworth. 2003. A recircumscription of Begonia based on nuclear ribosomal sequences. Pl. Syst. Evol. 241:193-211.
  3. 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. 43:1-289.
  4. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 10 July 2020.