Begonia truncicola

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Begonia truncicola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
B. truncicola
Binomial name
Begonia truncicola
Sodiro ex C.DC.

Begonia truncicola is a species of plant in the family Begoniaceae. It is a vine endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss, the only known natural threat to it.


  1. ^ Quintana, C. & Pitman, N. 2003. Begonia truncicola. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.