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Alphabetical listing
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pictured species


Main Key


Subkey 2-3


Subkey 4


Subkey 5


Subkey 6


Subkey 7-12


Subkey 14


Subkey 15-21


Subkey 22-24


Subkey 25


Subkey 26


Subkey 27-28


Subkey 29-30


Subkey 31-32


Subkey 33-34


Alphabetical listing of all species which are pictured in the "Pictorial Begonia Key"

Notes:

  • Click the word "Plant", "Leaf", or "Flower" to see selected pictures,
  • Click "Subkey" to see all available pictures of a species.


African Species

cavallyensis ......................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15-21 [ 15;4-2a]
coursii ......................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15-21 [ 16;52-2a]
crassipes (is longipetiolata) .................. Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 14;24-2 ]
dregei ................................................ Plant , , , Subkey 5 [ 28;90-1 33;3-1 33;11-2 33;25-1 ]
dregei Glasgow .................................. Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 5 [ ]
ebolowensis ........................................ Plant , , , Subkey 15-21 [ 14;78-2b 18;3-1 ]
eminii ................................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 14;30-1 ]
gracilipetiolata (is longipetiolata) ........... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 14 [ 14;21-1 ]
johnstonii ............................................ , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 33-34 [ 34;54-2 ]
komoensis ......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 15-21 [ 19;33-1 ]
letestui ............................................... Plant , , , Subkey 26 [ ]
longipetiolata ....................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 14 [ ]
macrocarpa ....................................... Plant , , , Subkey 27-28 [ 27;59-1 ]
mauricei (is B. loranthoides) ..................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15-21 [ 16;24-1 16;58-2 17;31-1 ]
microsperma ...................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2-3b [ 2;9-1 2;10-1 3;10-2 ]
molleri ............................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15-21 [ 16;43-2 16;59-2 ]
oxyloba .............................................. Plant , , , Subkey 4 [ 4;53-1 ]
partita (is dregei) ................................. Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 5 [ 5;19-2 ]
polygonoides ....................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 14;37-2 16;16-1 16;65-2 ]
prismatocarpa .................................... Plant , , Flower , Subkey 7-12 [ 5;24-2 9;32-1 12;7-2 ]
quadrialata .......................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2-3b [ 2;25-1a ]
quadrialata ssp. nimbaensis .................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2-3b [ 2;25-1a ]
richardsiana (is dregei) ........................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 5 [ --- ]
scapigera ............................................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2-3b [ 3;14-2a ]
staudtii ............................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2-3b [ 3;14-2a ]



American species

acetosa ............................................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ --- ]
aconitifolia .......................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 4 [ 4;12-2 5;13-2 ]
acutifolia ............................................ Plant , , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 29;43-1 30;51-1 ]
albo-picta ........................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 15;22-1a ]
alice-clarkiae ...................................... Plant , , , Subkey 7_12 [ 12;44-1 ]
angularis ............................................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;60-2 30;114-1 ]
angulata ............................................. Plant , , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;43-1 ]
arborescens var. oxyphylla ............................ Plant , , , Subkey 15_21 [ ]
attenuata (is lanceolata) ...................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 13;7-2 ]
barkeri ............................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 22;47-1 22;49-2 ]
bowerae var. major .............................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 25;47-1 ]
cardiocarpa ........................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ 22;38-2 25;45-2 25;52-2 ]
carolineifolia ....................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 5 [ 5;4-1 ]
carrieae ............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 22;40-2 25;61-2 ]
coccinea ............................................ Plant , , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;84-1 ]
conchifolia .......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 2_3 [ 2;6-1 2;52-1 ]
conchifolia var. rubrimacula ................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ --- ]
convolvulacea ..................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 26;54-1 ]
corallina ............................................. Plant , , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;103-1 30;118-2 ]
cordata ............................................. Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 24;8-1 ]
crassicaulis ....................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 5 [ 1;2-1 5;15-1 ]
crispula .............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 7;17-1 ]
cubensis ............................................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 12;43-1 19;7-1 28;61-2 29;48-1 29;57-1 30;70-2 32;43-2 32;88-1 34;52-2 ]
cucullata ............................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 7_12 [ 12;62-1 15;24-2 16;25-1 ]
cucullata var. arenosicola ..................... Leaf , Female flower , Male flower , Subkey 7_12 [ --- ]
dichotoma .......................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 33_34 [ 31;21-2 34;41-1 ]
dichroa ............................................... , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;35-1 ]
domingensis ....................................... Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;87-1 ]
echinosepala ..................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 19;31-1 29;5-1 ]
echinosepala var. elongatifolia ................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ --- ]
egregia .............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3 [ 3;73-1 ]
epipsila ............................................. Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 29;68-1 29;73-1 32;74-1 ]
fagifolia hort. ....................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 11;17-2 ]
fernando-costae ................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;100-1 ]
fischeri ............................................. Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 7_12 [ 11;5-1 11;16-1 12;10-2 12;32-1 28;63-1 28;99-2 28;102-2 ]
foliosa ............................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 17;27-2 17;49-2 18;13-2 18;6-1 ]
fonsecae ............................................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3 [ 3;5-2a ]
friburgensis ....................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 24;57-2 ]
fulvo-setulosa ....................................... Plant , Flower Female , Flower Male , Subkey 14 [ 13;8-2 ]
fusca ................................................ , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 22;60.2 / 22;67-1 / 25;53-1 ]
gehrtii ............................................... , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;63-1 ]
glabra ................................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 14;14-2 ]
gracilis .............................................. Plant , , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;59-1 ]
heracleifolia ....................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 5 [ 5;15-2 ]
heracleifolia var. nigricans .................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 5 [ --- ]
heracleifolia 'Pyramadilio' hort................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 5 [ ]
herbacea ............................................ Plant , , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 13;8-1 ]
hispida var. cucullifera ............................ Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 29;25-1 31;49-1 ]
holtonis ........................................... Plant , , , Subkey 14 [ 14;71-1 17;24-1 ]
humilis var. porteriana................................. Plant , , , Subkey 29_30 [ 27;18-1 27;82-1 29;13-2 29;27-1 30;19-1 30;30-2 30;39-1 ]
hydrocotylifolia ...................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ 7;6-2 ]
hypolipara (is sericoneura) ........................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 7;12-2 ]
imperialis ............................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ 8;59-1 22;8-1 ]
imperialis var. smaragdina ............................ Plant , , , Subkey 25 [ 8;59-1 22;8-1 ]
incarnata ............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ --- ]
involucrata............................................ Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 4;72-2 32;17-1 33;15-1 ]
juliana ............................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 19;30-1 ]
karwinskyana .......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 25 [ 25;53-1a ]
kellermanii ........................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ 3;70-2 ]
kenworthyae ........................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ 4;40-2 ]
lanceolata ............................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 13;9-1 ]
leathermaniae ......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 4 [ 4;7-1 ]
leptotricha (is subvillosa var. leptotricha) .......... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ --- ]
lindleyana ............................................ Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ 2;7-2 2;43-2 ]
listada ............................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 14 [ 14;63-1 29;73-2 32;50-1 ]
ludicra ............................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ 25;36-1 25;55-1 26;55-1 ]
ludwigii .............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ ]
luxurians ............................................. Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ 4;5-1 ]
lyniceorum ............................................ , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3 [ 3;7-2a ]
macdougallii .......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 5 [ 5;4-2 ]
macduffieana .......................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;117-1a ]
maculata .......................................... Plant , , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;118-1 ]
manicata ........................................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ 3;5-1 3;64-2 29;49-1 29;65-1 32;57-1 ]
manicata var. aureo-maculata ..................... Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ --- ]
manicata 'Crispa'.................................... Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25 [ --- ]
mazae ............................................... Plant , , , Subkey 33_34 [ 33;37-1 33;45-1 ]
meridensis ......................................... , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 20;6-1 ]
metallica .......................................... Plant , , , Subkey 4 [ 4;24-1 31;54-1 ]
minor Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;48-1 30;69-1 ]
mollicaulis Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ 31;50-2 ]
multinervia Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;86-2 33;47-2 ]
multistaminea Plant , , , Subkey 25 [ 25;53-1b ]
nelumbiifolia Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ 2;35-1 2;55-2 ]
nelumbiifoliaRedVein Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ ]
nelumbiifoliaRubra Plant , , , Subkey 2_3 [ ]
oaxacana Plant , , , Subkey 33_34 [ 30;86-1 34;64-1 ]
obliqua Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;41-1 32;101-1 ]
odeteiantha Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 20;45-1 20;55-1 ]
odorata Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;102-1 34;78-1 ]
olbia Plant , , , Subkey 4 [ 4;32-2 ]
opulifera ........................................... Plant , , , Subkey 15_21 [ 17;32-1 ]
organensis Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 22_24 [ 23;51-1 ]
oxyphylla Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 16;8-2 17;10-1 17;19-1 19;21-1 21;82-1 ]
paleata Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 7_12 [ 10;6-2a 31;20-2 ]
paranaensis Plant , , , Subkey 4 [ 4;21-1 ]
parilis Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 14;10-2 14;69-2 15;17-2 ]
peltata Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3 [ 3;70-1 ]
petasitifolia Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 7;16-1 9;8-2 9;10-2 10;6-1 ]
pilifera (is sericoneura) Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ --- ]
pinetorum Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 22;6-1 ]
platanifolia Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ 4;32-1 5;13-1 32;7-2 32;24-1 32;45-1 33;9-1 33;18-1 34;14-1 ]
plebeja Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 22;15-1* 22;20-2* 22;28-1* 22;30-2* 25-37-2 ]
popenoei Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 24;44-1 24;78 24;82 ]
pseudolubbersii Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ 20;67-1 30;87-2 30;96-1 30;116-2 ]
pustulata Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 22;50-1 32;66-1 ]
radicans Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 9;28-1 11;34-2 14;14-1 15;22-1 ]
reniformis Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 33_34 [ 4;23-2 29;17-1 31;36-2 34;39-2 34;59-1 ]
salicifolia Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 15;15-2 17;52-1 20;13-1 ]
sanguinea Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 18;45 30;117-1 34;71-1 ]
sanguinea Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 33_34 [ ]
sarcophylla (is sartorii) Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;24-2 32;86-1 ]
scabrida Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31_32 [ 31;16-1 ]
sceptrum hort. (is aconitifolia) Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ 4;12-2 5;13-2 ]
scharffiana Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ --- ]
scharffii Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ 29;21-1 ]
schmidtiana Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;61-1 ]
sericoneura Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 22;66-1 24;58-1 24;110 25;60-2 32;21-2 ]
solananthera Plant , , , Subkey 7_12 [ 9;27-1 11;34-1 ]
soli-mutata Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 9;5-1a ]
sousae Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 25;56-1a ]
stigmosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 22;49-1* 22;54-1 ]
strigillosa Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 25b [ 22;42-1 22;58-2 25;45-1 ]
subvillosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ 27;84-2 28;62-1 ]
subvillosa var. leptotricha Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ --- ]
sulcata (is dichotoma) Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ --- ]
tenuicaulis Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 8;55-2 ]
teuscheri Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ --- ]
thelmae Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 19;4-2 ]
thiemei Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 5 [ 5;3-1 ]
toledoana Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 31-32 [ 32;36-2 ]
tomentosa Plant , , , Subkey 33_34 [ ]
ulmifolia , Leaf , , Subkey 15_21 [ 17;5-1 ]
umbraculifera Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2-3 [ 3.25-1 ]
undulata Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 20;5-1 ]
valida Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 33_34 [ 32;13-2 34;5-1 ]
venosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 31_32 [ 29;71-1 32;60-2 ]
violifolia Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25b [ 25;22-1 25;48-1 ]
wallichiana Plant , , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;45-1 ]
wollnyi Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 4 [ 4;60-1 ]



Asian species

amphioxus Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3c [ 3;30-1a ]
areolata Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;49-1 ]
atricha Plant , , , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;21-1 ]
bipinnatifida Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 6 [ 6;8-1 ]
brevirimosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;121-2 ]
chitoensis Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 33_34 [ 34;65-2 34;86-2 ]
chloroneura Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 26;93-1a ]
chlorosticta Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;30-1b ]
chuniana Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 26;29-1a ]
coriacea Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3c [ 2;37-1 ]
deliciosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 4 [ --- ]
diadema Plant , , , Subkey 5 [ 5;12-1 ]
dipetala Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 29_30 [ 30;76-1 ]
emeiensis Plant , , Flower , Subkey 4 [ 4;53-2a ]
exotica Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 27_28 [ 28;121-2 ]
fasciculata Plant , , , Subkey 7_12 [ 12;33-1 ]
floccifera Plant , , , Subkey 7_12 [ 7:10-2 ]
fomosana Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ ]
goegoensis Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3c [ ]
grandis var. evansiana Plant , , Flower , Subkey 7_12 [ 12;53-1 ]
handelii (is chuniana) Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 26;29-1a ]
hatacoa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 16;10-1 ]
hatacoa 'Silver' Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ --- ]
hernandioides Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3c [ 2;33-1 ]
isoptera Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 21;60-1 27;94-1 ]
kingiana Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 2_3c [ 2;32-1 ]
leprosa Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 24;47-2 24;76-2 ]
limprichtii Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 26 [ 26;27 ]
longiciliata Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 8;6-1a ]
lunatistyla Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 14 [ 14;34-1 14;42-1 14;61-2 21;81-2 ]
masoniana Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 24;89-2 24;110-2 26;81-1 ]
multangula Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 4 [ 4;23-1 34;37-1 34;44-1 ]
muricata , Leaf , , Subkey 7_12 [ 8;6-2 8;70-1 22;18-1 23;12-2 ]
nigritarum Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 22_24 [ ]
oligantha Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 15_21 [ 18;13-1 ]
pavonina Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 24;25-1 ]
pedatifida Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 4 [ 4;51-1 ]
rajah Plant , , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 23;4-2a ]
rex , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 26 [ 23;36-1 24;94-2 ]
robusta Plant , , , Subkey 31_32 [ 32;4-1 32;31-1 ]
roxburghii Plant , Leaf , Flower Male , Flower Female Subkey 33_34 [ 34;71-2 ]
serratipetala Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 6 [ 6;4-2 6;17-2 ]
silletensis var. mengyangensis Plant , Leaf , , Subkey 27_28 [ ]
tayabensis Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 2_3c [ 2;39-1 ]
velloziana Plant , , , Subkey 14 [ ]
versicolor Plant , Leaf , Flower , Subkey 25 [ 25;57-1 ]
warburgii Plant , , , Subkey 6 [ 6;8-2 ]
xanthina Plant , , , Subkey 26 [ ]

Notes: * indicates original listing in the Begoniaceae Key but now judged to be incorrect.