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Published: 2019-06-26

Two new species of Begonia (Begoniaceae) from Borneo

Center for Plant Conservation-LIPI, Botanic Gardens, Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 13, Bogor, Indonesia
Herbarium Bogoriense, Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jl. Raya Jakarta-Bogor Km 46, Cibinong, 16911, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia.
Herbarium of Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, No. 53, Nan–Hai Road, Taipei 100, Taiwan.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR.
Endemic Petermannia Taxonomy Begonia Eudicots


Two new species of Begonia, B. inggitiae and B. dracopelta, are described from Borneo. Begonia inggitiae is endemic to Kalimantan, and B. dracopelta is found in both Kalimantan and Sarawak, and both belong to Begonia section Petermannia.