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WAG.1162836 | Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Registration number
WAG.1162836
Scientific name
Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Source
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
License
CC0 1.0
Institution
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collection name
Botany
Description
Herb growing on rocks, with free hanging stems, growing between other plants. Older stems woody. Stems, petioles and primary veins below: with brown to rusty brown hairs. Stems silvery brown to silvery green. Stipulae dark rusty brown. Leaves green, glossy, a little succulent, much lighter beneath. Primary veins to wine red. Leaf edges rusty brown to purple-red. Lateral petal deep red with white tip. Dorsal and ventral petals deep red with white edge, inside brighter colour. Anthers orange-yellow, filament tube deep red. Fruits pale red with white-green spots.
Locality
Africa; Gabon; Ogooué-Ivindo; Babièl-Nord, eastern escarpment, 4 km from Camp Bélinga.
Collecting start date
1987-10-01