Begonia carolineifolia

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

Begonia carolineifolia, the palm leaf begonia, palmate begonia or hand begonia, is a species of flowering plant in the genus Begonia native to central and southern Mexico and northern Central America.[2] It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.[3]


  1. ^ Gartenflora 1: 259 (1852)
  2. ^ a b "Begonia carolineifolia Regel". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Begonia carolineifolia". The Royal Horticultural Society. Retrieved 2 November 2020.