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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


Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia species
Subkey 5

2-2. Blades basifixed.
    4-1. Blades divided or strongly lobed (cleft, parted or compound)
       5-1. Blade nerves digitate
          6-2. Inflorescence not dichotomous at base, exclusive of pedicels.


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

B. crassicaulis

[1;2-1 / 5;15-1]

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B. carolineifolia

[5;4-1 ]

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B. heracleifolia

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B. heracleifolia variation with white flowers, found by R. Morris

[5;15-2]

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B. heracleifolia var. nigricans


as B. heracleifolia [5;15-2]

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B. heracleifolia 'Rudys True'


as B. heracleifolia [5;15-2]

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B. heracleifolia var. pyramadilio hort.

as B. heracleifolia [5;15-2]

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B. thiemei (green variety)

[5;3-1]

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B. thiemei (purple variety, formerly called B. macdougallii)

[5;4-2]

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Other American begonia species found but not pictured.
biserrata [5;10-1 ]
falciloba [5;9-2 ]
pedata [5;30-1 ]


African

B. dregei

[28;90-1 / 33;3-1 / 33;11-2 / 33;25-1 ]

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B. dregei (often called B. richardsiana)

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B. dregei (often called B. partita)

[5;19-2]

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the cultivar B. dregei 'Glasgow'

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(B. dregei 'Glasgow' flower pictures by Jack Golding)

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Asian

B. diadema

[5;12-1]

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