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Subkey 33-34


Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia species
Subkey 2-3

2-1. Blades peltate
    1-1. American species page
    1-2. African species page
    1-3. Asian species page


Notes:

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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.


1-1. American

B. conchifolia var. conchifolia

[2;6-1 / 2;52-1]

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B. conchifolia var. rubrimacula

As B. conchifolia [2;6-1 / 2;52-1]

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B. egregia

[3;73-1]

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B. fonsecae

[3;5-2a ]

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B. kellermanii

[3;70-2]

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B.lindleyana

[2;7-2 / 2;43-2]

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B.lyniceorum

[3;7-2a]
Collection of R. Morris, Photo of P. McMillian.

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B. nelumbiifolia


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Photos of P. McMillian
[2;35-1 / 2;55-2]

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B. nelumbiifolia 'Red Vein'

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B. nelumbiifolia 'Rubra'

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B. peltata

[3;70-1]

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B. umbraculifera

[3;38-1]
Plant and photo of Ronit Band.

Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
erythrocarpa [1;4-1 / 3;34-2 / 4;29-1]
lubbersii [3;30-1 / 3;60-1]
mayasiana [3;55-2 / 30;100-1]
paulensis [2;59-1]
peltata var. auriformis []
polygonata [2;7-1 / 3;5-2 / 22;55-2 / 28;80-1]
serotina [2;35-2]
sparsipila [3;4-1 / 3;53-2]
sunorchis [2;57-1 / 3;69-1]
pruinata [3;57-1]
auriformis (is peltata var. auriformis) [ --- ]
incana (is peltata) [ --- ]
petropolitana (is egegia) [ --- ]
quadrilocularis (is egregia) [ --- ]


African and Asian species For pages of subkey 2-3, African and Asian species, click
    1-2. African species page
    1-3. Asian species page