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WAG.1162861 | Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Registration number
WAG.1162861
Scientific name
Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Source
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
License
CC0 1.0
Institution
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collection name
Botany
Description
Woody epiphyte on tall forest tree, originally  probably at least 15 m above ground level. Stem up to 1 m long, distinctly woody and hollow in the lower parts, solid at the extreme base, 7 mm in diameter, sometimes profusely rooting at the nodes. Leaves very thick fleshy, venation indistinct above, midrib and primary nerves slightly protruding on the lower surface, often reddish.Peduncle of the male inflorescence 3 cm long, primary axes up to 1 cm long. Peduncles of the female inflorescence 3-15 mm long. Female inflorescence 2-3 flowered. Styles 4, yellow. Stigmatic part red.
Locality
Africa; Gabon; Ogooué-Maritime; between Rabi 49 and 50.
Collecting start date
1989-11-29