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Family: BEGONIACEAE 

 Begonia dregei
 

This is actually Begonia dregei var. dregei.

  
Author:  Christoph Friedrich Otto & Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich 1836
Family:  Begoniaceae
Habitat:  Natal Prov., South Africa
Soil:  Peat
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Minimum
Thickness:  10 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Maple Leaf Begonia
Synonyms:  Begonia natalensis Hooker, Begonia richardsiana T. Moore. Augustia dregei, Klotzsch 1855
Got it from:  Amsterdam..
Year:  2003

The female left and the male flower right.        

            The male left and the female flower right.

   This member of the Begoniaceae family was described by Christoph Friedrich Otto and Friedrich Gottlieb Dietrich in 1836. It is from the Natal province in South Africa. Rich peat with plenty of water and some sun. The caudex will grow to ten centimetres, the stems to 30 centimetres. It can be reproduced both by cuttings and seeds.

The very tiny seeds (squares = 5 mm).