Begonia coccinea Hook.

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Derivation of specific name: coccinea: scarlet
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 8.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 29.

Other sources of information about Begonia coccinea:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Begonia coccinea

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Begonia coccinea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Begonia coccinea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Begonia coccinea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Begonia coccinea
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Begonia coccinea
JSTOR Plant Science: Begonia coccinea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Begonia coccinea
Plants of the World Online: Begonia coccinea
Tropicos: Begonia coccinea
Wikipedia: Begonia coccinea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Begonia coccinea., retrieved 4 December 2023

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