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B. Persian Brocade

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens


Species begonias at FWBG (2003 listing)

Begonia Species
(name, author of name, date of naming, country of origin)

acetosa , Vellozo , 1831 , Brazil
acida Vellozo , Vellozo , 1831 , Brazil
aconitifolia , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Brazil
acutifolia , Jacquin , 1787 , Costa Rica,Cuba
admirabilis , Brade , 1950 , Brazil
albo-picta , Bull W. , 1885 , Brazil
alice-clarkiae , Ziesenhenne R. , 1976 , Mexico
amphioxus , Sands M. , 1990 , Malaysia, Sabah
angularis var. angularis , Raddi , 1820 , Brazil
attenuata , (Klotzsch ) de Candolle A. , 1861 , Brazil
barkeri , Knowles & Westcott , 1840 , Mexico, Nicaragua
beddomei , Hooker JD. , 1884 , Asia, India
bipinnatifida , Smith JJ. , 1906 , New Guinea
boisiana , Gagnepjain , 1919 , Indochina
boliviensis var. boliviensis , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Brazil
bowerae var. bowerae , Ziesenhenne R. , 1950 , Mexico
bowerae var. nigramarga , Ziesenhenne R. , 1973 , Mexico
brevirimosa , Irmscher , 1913 , New Guinea
bufoderma , Smith & Wasshausen , 1983 , ------------
capensis , Linnaeus f , 1781 , Brazil
cardiocarpa , Liebmann , 1852 , Nicaragua
carolineifolia , Regel , 1852 , Mexico
chitoensis , Lie Tang-Shui & Lai Ming-Jou , 1977 , Tiawan
coccinea , Hooker WJ. , 1843 , Brazil
conchifolia Dietrich var. rubrimacula , Golding J. , 1973 , Costa Rica
conchifolia var. conchifolia , Dietrich , 1851 , Costa Rica, Panama
convolvulacea , (Klotzsch) de Candolle A. , 1861 , Brazil
coriacea , Hasskarl , 1844 , Java
crassicaulis , Lindley , 1842 , Guatemala
crassipes , Gilg ex Engler , 1921 , Nigeria, Congo
cubensis , Hasskarl , 1858 , W. Indies, Cuba
cucullata var. cucullata , Willdenow , 1805 , Brazil
cucullata Willdenow var. arenosicola , (de Candolle C.) Smith & Schubert , 1941 , Argentina, Paraguay
deliciosa , Linden ex Fotsch , 1933 , Borneo
diadema , Linden ex Rodigas , 1882 , Borneo
dichotoma , Jacquin , 1790 , Venezuela,Colombia
dichroa , Sprague TA. , 1906 , Brazil
dietrichiana , Irmscher , 1953 , Brazil
dipetala , Graham , 1828 , India (Bombay)
domingensis var. domingensis , de Candolle A. , 1859 , West Indies, Haiti
dominicaulis , de Candolle A. ex Grisebach , 1860 , Lesser Antilles
dregei var. dregei , Otto & Dietrich , 1836 , Africa, So.
ebolowensis , Engler , 1921 , Africa W.,Camaroon
echinosepala Regel var. elongatifolia , Irmscher , 1953 , Brazil
echinosepala var. echinosepala , Regel , 1871 , Brazil
egregia , Brown NE. , 1887 , Brazil
eminii , Warburg , 1894 , Africa , Tropical
epipsila , Brade AC. , 1948 , Brazil
erythrocarpa , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Ecuador, Peru, Brazil
fenicis , Merrill P. , 1908 , Philippines, Japan
fernando-costae var. fernando-costae , Irmscher , 1953 , Brazil
fischeri var. fischeri , Schrank , 1820 , Colombia
floccifera , Beddome , 1874 , India
foliosa var. foliosa , Kunth , 1825 , Columbia,Ecuador
friburgensis , Brade , 1957 , Brazil
glabra var. glabra , Aublet , 1775 , America C.
goegoensis , Brown NE. , 1882 , Sumatra
guaduensis , Kunth , 1825 , Panama, Colombia
hatacoa var. hatacoa , Hamilton F. ex Don D. , 1825 , China
heracleifolia pyramidalis (a misspelling) , --- , --- , Mexico
heracleifolia var. heracleifolia , Schlechtendal & Chamisso , 1830 , Mexico
heracleifolia Schlechtendal & Chamisso var. nigricans , Hooker JD. , 1857 , Mexico, America C.
hernandioides , Merrill P. , 1912 , Philippines
hispida var. hispida , Schott , 1827 , Brazil
holtonis var. holtonis , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Colombia, Venzuela
hydrocotylifolia var. hydrocotylifolia , Otto ex Hooker WJ. , 1842 , Mexico
imperialis var. imperialis , Lemaire , 1860 , Mexico
incarnata var. incarnata , Link & Otto , 1829 , Mexico
incisa , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Philippines
involucrata , Liebmann , 1852 , Costa Rica
johnstonii forma johnstonii , Oliver ex Hooker JD. , 1866 , Africa, Tanzania
juliana , Loefgren ex Hoegne , 1937 , Brazil
jussiaeicarpa , Warburg , 1895 , Africa, W.
kellermanii , de Candolle C. , 1919 , Guatemala
kenworthyae , Ziesenhenne R. , 1950 , Mexico
kingiana , Irmscher , 1929 , Malaysia
kisuluana , Buttner , 1890 , Angola
komoensis , Irmscher , 1921 , Africa W., Gabon
lanceolata , Vellozo , 1831 , Brazil
leathermaniae , O'Reilly & Karegaennes , 1983 , Bolivia
leprosa , Hance , 1883 , China
leptoptera , Hara H. , 1973 , Nepal
leptotricha , de Candolle C. , 1914 , Americas
limprichtii , Irmscher , 1922 , China
lindeniana , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Cuba
lindleyana , Walpers , 1843 , Guatemala
listada , Smith & Wasshausen , 1981 , Brazil, Argentina
loranthoides , Hooker JD. , 1871 , Africa, W.
loranthoides Hooker JD. ssp.rhopalocarpa , (Warburg) de Wilde JJ. , 1979 , Africa, Cameroon
lubbersii , Morren , 1883 , Brazil
ludwigii , Irmscher , 1937 , Ecuador
lunatistyla , --- , --- , Borneo
luxurians var. luxurians , Scheidweiller , 1848 , Brazil
luzonensis , Warburg , 1904 , Philippines
macduffieana , Smith LB. & Schubert BG. , 1985 , Brazil
macrocarpa , Warburg , 1895 , Africa W., Cameroon
maculata var. maculata , Raddi , 1820 , Brazil, Argentina
malabarica var. malabarica , Lamarck , 1785 , India, Ceylon
malachosticta , Sands M. , 1990 , Sabah
manicata Brongniart var. aureo-maculata , Ziesenhenne R. , 1988 , Mexico
manicata var. manicata , Brogniart , 1842 , Mexico
masoniana var. masoniana , Irmscher , 1959 , China, Malaysia
mazae forma viridis , Ziesenhenne R. , 1980 , Mexico
mazae var. mazae , Ziesenhenne R. , 1947 , Mexico
meridensis , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Venezuela
microsperma , Warburg , 1895 , Africa
minor , Jacquin , 1786 , Jamaica
molleri , (de Candolle C.) Warburg , 1894 , Africa, W.
mollicaulis , Irmscher , 1957 , America S., Africa
multinervia , Liebmann , 1852 , America C., Costa Rica
natalensis , Hooker WJ. , 1855 , Africa, So., Natal
nelumbiifolia , Schlechtendal & Chamisso , 1830 , Mexico, Costa Rica
nigritarum , (Kamel) Steudel , 1821 , Philippines
nitida , Dryander , 1789 , Jamaica
obliqua , Linnaeous , 1753 , Martinique
obscura , Brade , 1957 , Brazil
odeteiantha , Handro , 1969 , Brazil
odorata , Willdenow , 1813 , Guadeloupe, W. Indies
organensis , Brade , 1944 , Brazil
ottonis , Walpers , 1843 , Panama, Colombia
oxyphylla , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Americas
paleata , Schott ex de Candolle A. , 1859 , Brazil
parilis , Irmscher , 1953 , Brazil
partita , Irmscher , 1961 , Africa, So.
parva , Merritt P. , 1912 , Philippines
pilifera , de Candolle A. , 1864 , America C.
platanifolia , Schott , 1827 , Brazil
plebeja , Liebmann , 1852 , Mexico, Nicaragua
plumieri var. plumieri , de Candolle A. , 1864 , Haiti, Santo Domingo
polygonoides , Hooker JD. , 1871 , Africa W, Tropical
popenoei , Standley , 1930 , America C., Honduras
prismatocarpa Hooker WJ. ssp prismatocarpa , Sosef M. , 1994 , Africa W., Equatorial Guinea
pseudolubbersii , Brade , 1957 , Brazil
quadrialata Warburg ssp. quadrialata Sosef M. var quadrialata , Sosef M. , 1994 , Africa
quadrialata Warburg ssp. nimbaensis , Sosef M. , 1994 , Africa
radicans , Vellozo , 1831 , Brazil
rajah , Ridley , 1894 , Malaysia
ravenii , Peng CI. and Chen YK. , 1988 , Taiwan
raynaliorum , Wilczek , 1969 , Cameroon
reniformis , Dryander , 1791 , Brazil
rex , Putzeys , 1857 , China, India
richardsiana , Moore T. , 1871 , Africa So.
robusta var. robusta , Blume , 1827 , Java
rotundifolia , Lamarck , 1785 , W. Indies
roxburghii (female) ,A. de Candolle ,1864 , India, Burma
roxburghii (male) ,A. de Candolle ,1864 , India, Burma
salaziensis , (Gaudichaud) Warburg , 1894 , Mauritius
salicifolia , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Brazil
sanguinea , Raddi , 1820.3 , Brazil
sartorii , Liebmann , 1853 , Mexico, Nicaragua
scabrida , de Candolle A. , 1864 , Venezuela
scapigera Hooker JD. ssp. scapigera , Sosef M. , 1994 , Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon
scharffiana var. scharffiana , Regel , 1888 , Brazil
scharffii , Hooker JD. , 1888 , Brazil
schmidtiana , Regel , 1879 , Brazil
secreta (what is this?). , --- , --- , ---
sericoneura , Liebmann , 1853 , America C.
serratipetala , Irmscher , 1913 , New Guinea, Costa Rica
similis , Brade , 1944 , Brazil
solananthera , de Candolle A. , 1859 , Brazil
soli-mutata , Smth LB. & Wasshausen DC. , 1990 , Brazil
stipulacea , Willdenow , 1805 , Unknown
strigillosa , Dietrich , 1851 , Mexico, America C.
subnummularifolia , Merrill , 1926 , Borneo
subscutata , de Wilderman , 1908 , Africa W., Congo
subvillosa Klotzsch var. leptotricha , (de Candolle C.) Smith &Wasshausen , 1983 , Paragray
subvillosa var. subvillosa , Klotzsch , 1854 , Brazil, Argentina
suffruticosa , Meisner , 1841 , Africa, So., Natal
sulcata , Scheidweiller , 1848 , Colombia
tayabensis , Merrill , 1918 , Philippines
tenulifolia , Dryander , 1791 , Indonesia, Java
teuscheri , Linden ex Andre , 1879 , Netherland Indies
thelmae , Smith & Wasshausen , 1981 , Brazil
thiemei , de Candolle C. , 1895 , Honduras, Mexico
tomentosa var. tomentosa , Schott , 1827 , Brazil
U002 , --- , 1981 , Brazil
U007 , Johnson M. , 1981 , Philippines
U008 , Hungarian Botanical Gardens , 1981 , Brazil
U010 , --- , 1990 , New Guinea, Puerto Rico
U025 , Johnson M. , 1981 , Philippines
U031 , Johnson M. , 1981 , Brazil
U052 , Wagner W. , 1980 , Brazil
U059 , Cole B. , 1980 , Malaysia
U062 , Cole B. , 1980 , India
U064 , Johnson M. , 1981 , Philippines
U067 , Ziesengenne R. , 1981 , Nicaragua
U074 , Johnson M. , 1983 , Philippines
U076 , Johnson M. , 1983 , Philippines
U093 , Johnson, M. , 1980 , Philippines
U125 , Worley P. , 1990 , Mexico
U151 , Doorenbos J. , 1984 , Peru
U158 , Brin R. , 1985 , Panama
U163 , Goldsmith L.. , 1985 , Venezuela
U166 , Johnson M. , 1984 , Philippines
U167 , Brin R. , 1985 , Panama
U168 , Johnson M. , 1985 , Philippines
U168 sport , Miller D. , 1992 , Philippines
U172 , McLellan T. , 1985 , Trinidad
U176 , Marie Selby Botanic Gardens , --- , Bolivia
U177 , de Leon N. , 1959 , Philippines, Colombia
U189 , J.D. 1575 , ~1985 , Africa
U192 , Johnson M. , ~1985 , Philippines
U201 , Brin R. , 1986 , Panama
U205 , Brin R. , 1986 , Panama
U237 , Hoover S. , 1988 , Ecuador, Philippines
U251 , Atwood J. , 1987 , Phillippines
U252 , Goldsmith L. , ~1987 , Dominica
U253 , Harris M. , ~1987 , Mexico
U258 , ABS Seed Fund Director , 1990 , Mexico
U260 , Miller D. , 1989 , Ecuador
U265 , Hoover S. , 1990 , Thailand
U303 , Hoover S. , 1990 , Malaysia
U309 , Miller D. , 1990 , Malaysia
U334 , Miller D. , --- , Malaysia
U347 , Hoover S. , 1995 , Sumatra
U357 , Miller D. , --- , Malaysia
U358 , Miller D. , --- , Malaysia
U385 , Hoover S. , 1999 , Indonesia
U388 , Sizemore M. , ~2000 , Vietnam
U400 , Anderson T. , ~2000 , Singapore Botanical Gardens
U402 , --- , 2001 , Venezuela
U404 , Yamaguchi Y. , 1998 , China
U438 , Hoover S. , --- , Indonesia
U439 , --- , --- ,
U440 , --- , --- ,
U441 , --- , --- ,
ulmifolia , Willdenow , 1805 , Venezuela
undulata , Schott , 1827 , Brazil
valida , Goebel , 1915 , Brazil
venosa , Skan ex Hooker JD. , 1899 , Brazil
vitifolia , Schott , 1827 , Brazil

Cultivars of species

aconitifolia var. Hildegard , --- , --- , Brazil
albo-picta 'Rosea' , --- , --- , Brazil
castaneifolia hort. , Petrop. ex Otto & Dietrich , 1836 , Brazil
compta hort. , Bull , 1886 , Brazil
cubensis 'Silver' , --- , --- , W. Indies, Cuba
dregei 'Glasgow' , --- , --- , Africa, So.
dregei 'Partita' , --- , --- , Africa, So.
fagifolia hort. , Petrop. ex Otto & Dietrich , 1836 , Brazil
hatacoa 'Silver' , --- , --- , China
hatacoa 'Spotted' , --- , --- , China
heracleifolia 'Rudy's true' , --- , --- , Mexico
heracleifolia var. pyramadilio hort. , Schlechtendal & Chamisso , 1946 , Mexico
imperialis 'Platinum Plus' , Anderson T. , 2001 , Mexico
metachroa , Fotsch , 1933 , -----------
nelumbiifolia red vein , --- , --- , Mexico, Costa Rica
nelumbiifolia 'Rubra' , --- , --- , Mexico, Costa Rica
odorata var. rosa (or odorata rosa or rosea hort. ?) , --- , --- , West Indies
perfectifolia , --- , --- , ---
prismatocarpa "Varigated" , --- , --- , Africa W., Equatorial Guinea
pusulata var. argentea hort. , --- , 1952 , Mexico
sericoneura var. "Dr. Birdsey" , --- , --- , America C.