Begonia iridescens Dunn

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia iridescens Dunn
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Prostrate, monoecious herbs with red, succulent stems covered with red hairs; Leaves blue green, iridescent, often up to 40 cm in length and with big blotches between veins, lower surfaces hairy, red; Flowers salmon pink.
  • Flower, Fruit : November- January
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Dibang valley, Kameng, Lohit, Siang, Tirap
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Myanmar
  • 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 iridescens. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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