Begonia surculigera Kurz

 
  • 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 surculigera Kurz
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Herbs with nodular rootstock and fibrous, wiry adventitious roots; stems 10-25 cm long, weak, glabrous or glandular-pubescent, Leaves alternate, ovate, obliquely cordate, apex acute or shortly acuminate, crenate-dentate along margins; stipules small, ovate, glabrous; Inflorescence peduncled, in terminal, dichotomous cymes; peduncles, dentate, weak, dichotomously branched, flowers small, white; bracts small, persistent; stamens 8-13, monadelphous; anther obovoid; ovary glabrous, 3-celled; styles 3, radiating from the base, stigma lunate; Capsules glabrous; wings 3, subequal, 2 ovate-lanceolate, 1 oblong, slightly shorter; seeds small, ellipsoid.
  • Flower, Fruit : August
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : Sairang road, Lushai hills
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Thailand
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 652-653
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Begonia surculigera. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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