2022 vol.67 no.3

Research Paper

Two new species of Begonia (section Petermannia, Begoniaceae) from Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines with notes on an amended description of B. elatostematoides

Kean Roe F. Mazo, Noel L. Salatan, Ian Earl A. Santos, Rosario R. Rubite

Published on: 13 August 2022

Page: 441 - 449

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2022.67.441

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2022 vol.67 no.3 pp.441-449



Two new Begonia species, Begonia beringii and Begonia gampura, are reported from Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines. Begonia elatostematoides was rediscovered, and an amended description is provided. Colour plates, ecological notes, distribution map, and preliminary assessment of their conservation status are provided. This brings the total number of Begonia section Petermannia in Zamboanga Peninsula to 18.

Keyword: Begonia affinis, B. bangsamoro, B. beringii, B. gampura, B. oblongata, lectotypification, Mindanao Island, rediscovery



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