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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 31-32

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
                25-2. Stems erect.
                   27-2. Inflorescence dichotomously or more branched
                      29-2. Blades less that twice as long as wide
                         31-1. Petioles vestite.


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.


American

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B. domingensis

[32;87-1]

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B. epipsila

[29;68-1 / 29;73-1 / 32;74-1 ]

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B. fernando-costae

[32;100-1 ]

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B.gehrtii

[32;63-1]

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B. hispida var. cucullifera


as B. hispida [ 29;25-1 / 31;49-1]

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B. involucrata


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Photos of P. McMillian
[4;72-2 / 32;17-1 / 33;15-1 ]

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B. mollicaulis

[31;50-2 ]

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B. obliqua

[32;41-1 / 32;101-1 ]

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B. odorata

[32;102-1 / 34;78-1 ]

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B. sartorii (sometimes called sarcophylla)

[ 32;24-2 / 32;86-1 ]
B. scabrida

[31;16-1 ]

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B. scharffiana

[ ]

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B. scharffii

[29;21-1]

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B. toledoana

[32:36-2 ]
Plant and pictures of Ronit Band

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B. tomentosa

[29;72-1 ]

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B. venosa

[29;71-1 / 32;60-2 ]

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Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
domingensis [ 32;87-1 ]
kuhlmannii [ 32;54-1 ]
multinervia [ 32;86-2 33;47-2 ]
sarcophylla is sartorii [ 32;24-2 32;86-1 ]
cobana (is sartorii) [ --- ]
lobulata (is sartorii) [ --- ]
longipes (reniformis) [ --- ]
sarcophylla (is sartorii) [ 32;24-2 32;86-1 ]
sartorii (as sarcophylla) [ 32;24-2 ]
suaveolens (is odorata) [ --- ]
sulcata (is dichotoma) [ --- ]
vitifolia (is reniformis) [ --- ]
vitifolia var. bahiensis (is reniformis) [ --- ]
vitifolia var. grandis (is reniformis) [ --- ]


African

Others African begonia species found, but not pictured.
keniensis [ 31;34-1 / 32;10-1 ]


Asian

B. areolata

[32;49-1]

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B. robusta

[32;4-1 / 32;31-1 ]

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B. roxburghii

[34;71-2]

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Other Asian begonia species found but not pictured.
beccariana [ 31;38-2 32;15-1 ]
rockii [ 31;23-1 ]
sychnantha [ 31;4-1 32;52-2 ]
areolata [ 32;49-1 ]
nepalensis [ 32;84-2 ]