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WAG.1162857 | Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Registration number
WAG.1162857
Scientific name
Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Source
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
License
CC0 4.0
Institution
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collection name
Botany
Description
Epiphytical herb. Leaves succulent leathery, upper side glossy, medium green, lower side glossy, pale green. Petioles dark red. Stipules red, getting pale green to the apex.Peduncle dark red. Ovary on the sunny side dark red, on the other side pale reddish green, on all sides with tiny white warts. Sepals (2) on outer side pale red, on upper side dark red with white margins. Petals on both sides darkish red. Styles (3) dark yellow at base, with more and more tiny red dots towards the apex, finally red. Stigma whitish. Fruits slightly paler than ovary.
Locality
Africa; Gabon; Ogooué-Maritime; Rabi, just E of Divangui savannah.
Collecting start date
1994-03-23