STUDIES ON BEGONIA(BEGONIACEAE) OF THE MOLUCCA ISLANDS I: TWO NEW SPECIES FROM HALMAHERA, INDONESIA AND AN UPDATED DESCRIPTION OF BEGONIA HOLOSERICEA

Wisnu H Ardi, Yayan W . C. Kusuma, Carl L. Lewis, Rosniati A. Risna, Harry Wiriadinata, Melissa E. Abdo, Daniel C. Thomas
2014 Reinwardtia  
Two new species of Begonia, Begonia holosericeoides Ardi & D. C. Thomas and B. aketajawensis Ardi & D. C. Thomas, are described from Aketajawe Lolobata National Park, Halmahera, Indonesia. The two species belong to Begonia section Petermannia. Begonia holosericea, previously only tentatively assigned to a section, is here assigned to section Petermannia based on the examination of newly available material. Additionally, a revised description and an illustration are provided. A key to the
more » ... A key to the Moluccan species of Begonia is presented.
doi:10.14203/reinwardtia.v14i1.391 fatcat:ey6pg23vsjharkdmmceufobj2u