Begonia beddomei Hook.f.

 
  • Family : BEGONIACEAE
    (Begonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PATTHARCHATTA FAMILY (पत्थरचट्टा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Begoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Begonia assamica Linden
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Begonia beddomei Hook.f.
  • Habit : Acaulescent herb
  • Key identification features : Acaulescent herbs; rootstock tuberous; Leaves asymmetric, radical, medium to large in size, chartaceous, ovate, base unequally cordate, apex acuminate to broadly acuminate, serrate to dentate-ciliate along margins, wavy in outline, upper surface very pale green to deep green with white spots, sparsely pubescent; petioles pubescent; stipules persistent. Inflorescecne dichotomous cyme; peduncles ca 11.5 em long, glabrous; flowers pale pink. stamens numerous, monadelphous; styles 3; stigma twistedly lobed; ovary 3-angled, 2- celled; Capsules red in colour, 3-winged; wings elliptic to ovate, one large, other two smaller.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- October
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : Ramlaitu
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 643-644
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia beddomei. Downloaded on 26 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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