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WAG0000903 | Begonia karperi J.C.Arends
Registration number
WAG0000903
Scientific name
Begonia karperi J.C.Arends
Source
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
License
CC0 1.0
Institution
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collection name
Botany
Description
Epiphytic herb, the stems up to 2 m long. Leaves distinctly peltate, rather fleshy soft, leathery, dull bright green above, dark brown-red beneath. Male inflorescences containing 1 or 2 flowers. Flowerbuds dark pink to reddish. On the same treetrunk very typical Begonia squamulosa was found.
Locality
Africa; Gabon; Woleu-Ntem; Mount Méla, c. 1.5 hours walking distance S of the village Méla.
Collecting start date
1978-08-26