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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 25

2-2. Blades basifixed.
    4-2. Blades shallowly lobed to entire (entire, subentire, or lobed).
       7-2. Blades oblique or transverse with the midnerve making a distinct angle with the petiole.
             22-2. Leaves separated by distinct internodes
                25-1. Stems repent or pendent
                   26-1. Staminate tepals 2


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  • Listings of each species in the Begoniaceae Keys, Editions 1 and 2, are shown in [brackets].
    See notes at the bottom of the main key for an explanation of this notation.


25;1-1. American species alphabetically listed, A to M
25;1-2. American species alphabetically listed, N to Z, Asian,and African species


American

B. barkeri


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Photo of P. McMillian, Clemson U.
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Plant and Pictures of Lauri Gray Boundsall, July 2007 [22;47-1 / 22;49-2]

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B. bowerae var. major

[25;47-1]

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B. cardiocarpa

[22;38-2 / 25;45-2 / 25;52-2 ]

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B. carrieae

[ 22;40-2 / 25;61-2 ]

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B. fusca


P. McMillian, Clemson U.
[ 22;60.2 / 22;67-1* / 25;53-1 ]

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B. hydrocotylifolia

[7;6-2]

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B. hypolipara ---- see B. sericoneura Page 2

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B. imperialis Recent information from P. McMillian indicates this plant may be B. pustulata


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B. imperialis leaves from recent collections of R. Morris

Photo by P. McMillian.
[8;59-1 / 22;8-1]

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B. imperialis var. smaragdina

[8;59-1 / 22;8-1]

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B. karwinskyana

[ 25;53-1a]

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B. ludicra

[ 25;36-1 25;55-1 26;55-1 ]
Photos of P. McMillian

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B. manicata


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Photo of P. McMillian
[3;5-1 / 3;64-2 / 29;49-1 / 29;65-1 / 32;57-1]

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B. manicata var. aureo-maculata

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B. manicata 'Crispa' (a cultivated variety)

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B. multistaminea

[ 25;53-1b]

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Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
aridicaulis [ 25;19-1 ]
bowerae var. nigramarga [ --- ]
bowerae var. roseiflora [ --- ]
fagopyroides (is denticulata) [ --- ]
imperialis var. brunnea (is imperialis)[ --- ]
imperialis var. smaragdina [ --- ]
itaguassuensis [ 26;92-2 ]
lepidota (is manicata) [ --- ]
liebmannii (is ludicra) [ --- ]
lyman-smithii [ 25;56-1b ]
megaphylla (is barkeri) [ --- ]


25;1-1. American species alphabetically listed, A to M
25;1-2. American species alphabetically listed, N to Z, Asian,and African species