Begonia nepalensis (A.DC.) Warb.

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Mezierea nepalensis A.DC.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia nepalensis (A.DC.) Warb.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Herbs up to I m tall; rootstocks thick, woody; Leaves caudate-acuminate, undulate, toothed, pubescent on nerves beneath; Flowers in short, dichotomously branched peduncles, white or pale pink; Capsules oblong, winged.
  • Flower, Fruit : November- February
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Kameng, Lohit
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 559
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia nepalensis. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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