Begonia thomsonii A.DC.

  • 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 thomsonii A.DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Caulescent, rhizomatous herbs; stems short, subwoody, covered with scale leaves, densely pubescent; Leaves symmetric, ovate, base obliquely cordate, acuminate at apex, denticulate to entire along margins, puberulous to pubescent on both the surfaces; petioles hispid,stipules persistent; Inflorescence peduncled; hairy, medium sized, densely pubescent; bracts present; stamens ± 50; Capsules recurved in fruit with a decurrent wing, dehiscing by four lines on either side of the two narrow wings; seeds ellipsoid to ovoid, brown.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- October
  • Distribution :
    • Mizoram : Tipaimukh area
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • Singh, N. P., Singh, K. P., & Singh, D. K. (2002). Flora of Mizoram (Vol. 1). Botanical Survey of India. Pg. : 653-654
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. thomsonii. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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