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Species Information
 

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Begonia sutherlandii Hook.f. ssp. sutherlandii
(name current July 2011)
(Begonia sutherlandii)

BEGONIACEAE
Growth form: Herb
Schedule C
Medicinal
Other uses

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Begonia sutherlandii - Rather thin-stemmed. Leaf stalk relatively short, c 3 cm long; blade very unequal-sided, up to 12 cm long X 4 cm wide, tapering to fine point, very irregularly shortly-lobed and sharply-toothed, slightly hairy on veins. Inflorescence terminal, flowers orange, c 2,5 cm wide on slender stalks up to 5 cm long. Fruits with roughly equal wings.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.


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