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Taxon: Begonia cucullata Willd.

Genus: Begonia section: Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae.
Nomen number: 6643
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):414. 1805
Name verified on: 13-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil [s.]
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucuman; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Cabrera, A. L., ed. 1965–1970. Flora de la provincia de Buenos Aires.
  • Doorenbos, J. et al. 1998. The sections of Begonia. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 98–2:234.
  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Golding, J. & D. C. Wasshausen. 2002. Begoniaceae, edition 2. Part 1: annotated species list. Part II: illustrated key, abridgement and supplement. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 43:37.
  • Golding, J. 1982. Begonia nomenclature notes, 6. Begonia cucullata Willdenow and included species. Phytologia 50:330–356.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • Kiew, R. 2005. Begonias of peninsular Malaysia. 286–288.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense. [with three varieties].
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Check other web resources for Begonia cucullata Willd.:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Begonia cucullata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?6643 (30 October 2014)

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