Begonia lushaiensis C.E.C.Fisch.

 
  • 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 lushaiensis C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Habit : Caulescent herb
  • Key identification features : Caulescent herbs; stems 20-30 cm long, sparsely puberulous, succulent; Leaves asymmetric, alternate, ovate to elliptic, base unequally subcordate, acuminate to caudate at apex, serrate to sinuate dentate along margins, veins puberulous above, prominent, densely pubescent, beneath; petioles pubescent; stipules 2, adnate, lanceolate; Inflorescence racemose, contracted; male flowers blooming at the top of inflorescence and female flowers below; stamens 12-18, monadelphous; anthers oblong to elliptic, connective obscure; ovary elliptic-oblong, 3-winged with one larger wing and 2 smaller wings, 3-loculed; styles 3, connate at base, upper divided into three; stigma lunate; Larger wing of capsules; seeds ellipsoid, brown.
  • Flower, Fruit : July- September
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : Lushai hills, Thenzawl, Thenzawl-Serchhip road
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 645-647
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia lushaiensis. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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