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Main Key

Subkey 1
cane, superba/tall

Subkey 2
cane, leaf red/silver

Subkey 3
cane, leaf spotted

Subkey 4
cane, leaf no spots

Subkey 5
rhizome, leaf small

Subkey 6
rhizome, leaf medium

Subkey 7
rhizome, leaf large

Subkey 8
rhizome, leaf giant

Subkey 9
rex derivation

Subkey 10
rhizome, stems upright

Subkey 11

Subkey 12
thick stem

Subkey 13

Subkey 14

Subkey 15

Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia cultivars
Subkey 7, page 7c

(rhizomatous, large leaves, between 6 and 12 inches in length)


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This subkey is contained on three pages.

  • Click entire for page 7a, rhizomatous, medium leaves, entire/subentire edges.
  • Click lobed for page 7b, rhizomatous, medium leaves, lobed edges.
  • Click cleft for page 7c, cleft, parted, or compound edges; crested margin; spiral lobes.
  • Click crested/spiral for page 7d, crested margin; spiral lobes.

1-3. Leaf edges cleft.(cut from 1/3 to 2/3 the way to the umbo)

'Anne Lee Salisbury'

'Beatrice Hilview'

'Black Coffee'

'Candle Light'



'Phoes Cleo'

Raggedy Jeans



'Streaky Jeans'

1-4. Leaf edges parted.(cut more than 2/3 the way to the umbo); or compound


'Frilly Dilly'

'Helen Jaros'