Begonia curvicarpa S.M.Ku, C.I Peng & Yan Liu
  • Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Begonia curvicarpa S.M.Ku, C.I Peng & Yan Liu. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000823779. Accessed on: 27 Oct 2020'

General Information

Herbs, rhizomatous. Rhizome elongate, sparsely hairy; internodes 1.5-5.5 cm. Leaves all basal; stipules triangular, ca. 10 × 9 mm, margin entire; petiole 7-17 cm, hirsute-villous; blade obliquely broadly ovate to orbicular, 4-19 × 3-12 cm, papery, abaxially villous, adaxially pilose, basally 6- or 7-veined, tertiary veins weakly percurrent and reticulate, base obliquely deeply cordate, margin denticulate or dentate and ciliate, apex acute to acuminate. Inflorescences axillary, flowers 3-5 in 1-3 times branched dichasial cyme; peduncle 9-12 cm, glabrous; bracts oblong, elliptic to ovate, 4-10 × 3-6 mm, margin serrate-ciliate, apex obtuse. Staminate flowers: tepals 4, glabrous, outer 2 broadly ovate to ovate-orbicular, 1.3-1.5 × 1.5-1.7 cm, inner 2 oblanceolate, ca. 12 × 6 mm; stamens 35-40; filaments nearly free, ca. 2 mm; anthers obovoid-oblong, ca. 1.2 mm, apex subemarginate. Pistillate flowers: tepals 3, glabrous, outer 2 broadly ovate to ovate-orbicular, 1.4-1.7 × 1.5-1.7 cm, inner 1 obtrullate to oblanceolate; ovary glabrous, ± curved, 1-loculed with parietal placentation; styles 3, fused to 1/3. Capsule nodding, manifestly crooked, 11-14 × 8-9 mm, glabrous, unequally 3-winged; abaxial wing 8-8.5 mm. Fl. Aug-Nov, fr. Oct-Dec. 2n = 30 *.

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    Begoniaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2019
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    Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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