Begonia yapenensis (sect. Symbegonia, Begoniaceae), a new species from Papua, Indonesia

Mark HUGHES, Sadie BARBER, Charlie D. HEATUBUN & Janet GAGUL

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2015 (119) - Pages 1-6 (EJT-119)

Published on 10 April 2015

A new species, Begonia yapenensis M.Hughes, in Begonia section Symbegonia (Begoniaceae) is described and diagnosed against Begonia sympapuana. The new species is endemic to Yapen Island, Papua, Indonesia, and is currently known from a single collection.


Section Symbegonia, new species, endemic, New Guinea.

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