Begonia inflata C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Begonia aptera Hayata; Begonia crassirostris Irmsch.; Begonia hayatae Gagnep.; Begonia inflata C.B.Clarke; Begonia tricornis Ridl.; Begonia trisulcata (A.DC.) Warb.; Casparya trisulcata A.DC.; Diploclinium longifolium (Blume) Miq.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia longifolia Blume
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Erect herbs up to 1 m tall; stems elongate, branched; Leaves oblong-lanceolate, glabrous or glabrate, sinuate-dentate or serrate, acuminate, very unequally cordate; Inflorescence axillary, dichotomously branched short cymes; outer perianth segment of male flowers white; Young fruits reddish.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- May
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Siang
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Island, Malaya, Myanmar, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 558
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia inflata. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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