Begonia cathcartii Hook.f. & Thomson

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Begonia nemophila Kurz; Platycentrum cathcartii (Hook.f. & Thomson) Klotzsch
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia cathcartii Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Herbs with creeping rootstocks; Stems brownish, decumbent with numerous scattered deflexed hairs; Leaves cordate-ovate, acute, entire, pink; Flowers few, white to pink; Capsules green, hairy.
  • Flower, Fruit : June- September
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Tirap
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 556
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia cathcartii. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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