Begonia erectocarpa H.Q.Nguyen, Y.M.Shui & W.H.Chen
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
- Published in
- H. Q. Nguyen, Y. M. Shui & W. H. Chen. In: PhytoKeys 94: 71. (2018).
- Begonia erectocarpa
Etymology. The epithet refers to the upward fruit when nearly mature (Fig. 4 - J). The erect case of fruit when nearly mature is unusual in the genus Begonia. The exceptional species is in some species in Begonia sect. Trachelocarpus (C. Mueller) A. DC., such as Begonia lanceolata Vellozo in Brazil (Doorenbos et al. 1998; Tebbitt 2005).
Type. VIETNAM. Tuyen Quang province, Lam Binh district, Thuong Lam community, in the secondary tropical evergreen lowland rainforest and broad-leaved forests on the slopes and ridge of crystalline limestone hills with highly eroded earth, grow on ground soil, male and female flowers white, fruit berry, green or pink, 22 ° 30 ' 05 " N, 105 ° 18 ' 11 " E, 484 m a. s. l., 11 October 2017, H. Q. Nguyen, H. T. Nguyen, K. S. Nguyen, N. Q. Chuong CPC 8463 (holotype, KUN!; isotype, CPC!).