True Begonia malabarica

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santhosh kumar es

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Sep 3, 2009, 1:59:01 AM9/3/09
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Dear All,
 
Attach a  picture of Begonia malabarica Lamk. This is the true Begonia malabarica rediscovered from Kerala after Rheede's discovery

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J.M. Garg

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Sep 16, 2009, 11:39:16 AM9/16/09
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Hi, Santhosh ji,
What do you mean by " true Begonia malabarica rediscovered from Kerala after Rheede's discovery"

I found some reference from a book which states its var. dipetala to be a syn. of Begonia dipetala Graham as below:
 
Another refrence from the same book on Begonia malabarica:
 
2009/9/3 santhosh kumar es <santhos...@gmail.com>



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