Begonia rex Putz.

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Begonia dominiana Veitch ex J.Dix; Begonia marginata T.Moore; Begonia picturata Hend. ex Bosse; Platycentrum rex (Putz.) Seem.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia rex Putz.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Stemless herbs; Leaves cordate-ovate, acute, unequal at base, undulate, pubescent on nerves beneath, upper surfaces dark green, lower red; Flowers medium, rose, glabrous; Capsules 3-winged, wings often recurved in fruits.
  • Flower, Fruit : January- March
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Dibang valley, Lohit, Siang
    • Assam : Assam
  • 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 : 561
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia rex. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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