Begonia brevirimosa

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Begonia brevirimosa
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
B. brevirimosa
Binomial name
Begonia brevirimosa
Irmsch., 1913

Begonia brevirimosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Begoniaceae. It is native to New Guinea. The pink variegation occurs naturally. It grows as a plant up to 3 m tall. It is a common house plant and is abundant in the understory of tropical rain forest habitats. [1] It has also been introduced as an occasional ornamental in the U.S states of Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina and even parts of California. It's pink leaves are a unique characteristic of this species.


  1. ^ "Begonia brevirimosa Irmsch". Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Archived from the original on 2016-12-21.