Begonia bonus-henricus

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Begonia bonus-henricus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
B. bonus-henricus
Binomial name
Begonia bonus-henricus Wilde

Begonia bonus-henricus is a species of plant in the family Begoniaceae. It is endemic to Cameroon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1] It was named after Hendrik de Wit.[2]


  1. ^ a b Cheek, M. 2004. Begonia bonus-henricus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 20 August 2007.
  2. ^ de Wilde, J.J.F.E.; Arends, J.C. (1980). "Begonia section Squamibegonia Warb. A taxonomic revision". In Arends J.C.; Boelema G.; de Groot C.T.; Leeuwenberg A.J.M. (eds.). Liber Gratulatorius in Honorem H.C.D. de Wit. Miscellaneous Papers Landbouwhogeschool. 19. Wageningen, The Netherlands: H. Veenman & Zonen BV. pp. 377–421.