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WAG.1162866 | Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Registration number
WAG.1162866
Scientific name
Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Source
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
License
CC0 1.0
Institution
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collection name
Botany
Description
Epiphyte on fallen rotten tree. Stems woody, up to 1.20 m long.Fruits sausage-shaped, broadest near the blunt apex, pale brown-red with conspicuous pale greenish-white dots, up to 40 x 5 mm, very slightly curved, initially opening with a single lateral longitudinal slit which starts near the base and exposes the orange yellow seed-bearing placenta-tissue. Fruiting peduncles dark red, 20 to 25 mm long.
Locality
Africa; Gabon; Ogooué-Maritime; Rabi 12.
Collecting start date
1989-11-30