EPPO Global Database

Begonia cucullata(BEGCU)

Code created in: 1999-08-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BEGCU
  • Preferred name: Begonia cucullata
  • Authority: Willdenow


Brazil to Argentina. Cultivated as an ornamental in its own right, but principally important as the parent of Begonia Semperflorens-Cultorum hybrids (q.v.). Introduced in Bangladesh, Malesia, Korea, eastern and southern Africa, USA (southwest), Mexico, South America (northwest)

Common names
Name Language
clubbed begonia English
wax begonia English
begónia-do-brejo Portuguese
begónia-florida Portuguese
사철베고니아 Korean
sa cheol be go ni a Korean