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Family: BEGONIACEAE 

 Begonia herbacea
 
  
Author:  José Mariano da Conceição Vellozo, 1831
Family:  Begoniaceae
Habitat:  Brazil
Soil:  Sphagnum Moss - Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  25 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Rhizomes
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Might now be: Begonia attenuata var. herbacea,  Alexander Curt Brade 1944

The male flower.

 

   This member of the Begoniaceae family was given this name by José Mariano da Conceição Vellozo in 1831. It is found in Brazil, growing in mosses or a well drained soil with lots of water and some sun. The rhizomes can grow to the centimetres or more, the entire plant can reach 25 centimetres in height. The flowers are white, the female sitting closer to the base.