Begonia aequilateralis

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Begonia aequilateralis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
Species:
B. aequilateralis
Binomial name
Begonia aequilateralis

Begonia aequilateralis Irmsch., 1929 is a species of begonia known only from the Sungai Buloh area of Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia.

"...probably the most endangered begonia in the Peninsula, being known from a single small population in a forest area currently being cleared." - Kiew, p. 261

References[edit]

  • Edgar Irmscher, Mitteilungen aus dem Institut für allgemeine Botanik in Hamburg 8:134. 1929
  • Ruth Kiew, Begonias of Peninsular Malaysia :261-264, 2005
  • "Begonia aequilateralis". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
  • tfbc.frim.gov: "Saving a highly endangered begonia"