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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


Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia species
Subkey 15-21

2-2. Blades basifixed.
    4-2. Blades shallowly lobed to entire (entire, subentire, or lobed).
       7-1. Blades straight with the midnerve continuing the direction of the petiole.
          8-2. Nerves pinnate.
             15-2. Stem erect.


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    See notes at the bottom of the main key for an explanation of this notation.


American

B. albo-picta

[15;22-1a ]

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B. arborescens var. oxyphylla

arborescens var. arborescens [17;23-2 / 20;3-1 / 20;8-1]

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B. echinosepala

[19;31-1 / 29;5-1 ]

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B. echinosepala var. elongatifolia

[ --- ]

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B. foliosa

[ 17;27-2 / 17;49-2 / 18;13-2 / 18;6-1 ]

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B. meridensis

[20;6-1 ]

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B. odeteiantha

[20;45-1 / 20;55-1 ]

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B. opuliflora


Picture and Plant of Lauri Gray Boundsall, July 2007 [17;32-1 ]

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B. oxyphylla

[16;8-2 / 17;10-1 / 17;19-1 / 19;21-1 / 21;82-1 ]

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B. parilis

??? OR ??? [14;10-2 / 14;69-2 / 15;17-2 ]

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B. salicifolia

[ 15;15-2 / 17;52-1 / 20;13-1 ]

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B. thelmae

[ 19;4-2 ]

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B. ulmifolia

[ 17;5-1 ]

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B. undulata

[ 20;5-1 ]

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Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
alnifolia [ 16;21-2 / 17;36-2 ]
dentatiloba [ 16;8-1 / 17;39-2 / 17;51-2 ]
edmundoi [ 16;49-2 / 16;65-1 ]
maynensis [ 16;14-1 ]
arborescens var. arborescens [ 17;23-2 / 20;3-1 / 20;8-1 ]
arborescens var. oxyphylla [ --- ]
cooperi [ 17;20-1 ]
fuchsioides [ 17;27-1 ]
opuliflora [ 17;32-1 ]
seemanniana [ 17;36-1 / 17;43-1 / 20;51-1 ]
hookerana [ 19;18-1 ]
carpinifolia [ 20;41-1 / 20;63-1 / 33;32-1 ]
comata [ 20;42-1 / 20;62-1 / 21;33-1 / 21;66-2 ]
larorum [ 20;55-2 ]
longimaculata [ 20;51-2 / 20;60-2 ]
peruviana [ 20;29-2 ]
boliviensis [ 21;44-2 / 27;15-1 ]


African

B. cavallyensis

[15;4-2a ]
Plant and Pictures of Lauri Gray Bounsall, July 2007.

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B.coursii

[16;52-2a ]
Plant and Pictures of Ronit Band, July 2007.

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B.ebolowensis

[14;78-2b / 18;3-1]

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B.loranthoides (was called B. mauricei)

[16;24-1 / 16;58-2 / 17;31-1 ]

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B. molleri

[16;43-2 / 16;59-2]

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Others African begonia species found, but not pictured.
bogneri [ 15;6-1 ]
cavallyensis [ 15;4-2a ]
rhopalocarpa [ 16;38-1 / 16;41-2 / 16;50-1 ]
komoensis [ 19;33-1 ]


Asian

B. hatacoa

[ 16;10-1 ]
(Note: This variety is sometimes incorrectly refered to as B. hatacoa Spotted')

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B. hatacoa 'Silver' (a cultivated variety)

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B. hatacoa unknown variation (may be var. meisneri)

(If you recognize this B. hatacoa variation, the one that is almost totally silver spotted, please e-mail me. Thanks, Bill C.)

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B. isoptera

[ 21;60-1, 27;94-1]

Other Asian begonia species found but not pictured.
malachosticta [ 21;35-2a ]
naumoniensis [ 21;69-2 ]
oligantha [ 18;13-1 ]
rubro-setulosa [ 19;41-2 / 27;33-1 ]
rubrovenia (is hatacoa) [ --- ]
sarcocarpa [ 21;37-1 ]
Symbegonia sanguinea [ 18;45-1 / 21;28-1 ]
taiwaniana [ 20;66-2 / 27;16-2 / 27;30-2 ]
taiwaniana var. albomaculata [ --- ]