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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1056. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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General/Distribution: A large genus of c. 900 species in the tropics and subtropics of the Old and the New Worlds. Only 2 species are found in Pakistan.

 

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Leaves ovate, often unequally sided, entire, serrate or double serrate; acute to acuminate; base often oblique. Male flower: Perianth 2+2. Female flower: Perianth 2-5; ovary 2-4-locular, inferior. Fruit a capsule, usually 3-angled or 3-winged.
 

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1 Female perianth of 5 segments. Ovary and fruit pubescent Begonia picta
+ Female perianth of 3 segments. Ovary and fruit glabrous Begonia tenella
 
 
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