EPPO Global Database

Begonia rex(BEGRE)

Code created in: 1999-08-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BEGRE
  • Preferred name: Begonia rex
  • Authority: Putzeys


Himalayas, northeast India, Indochina (Myanmar), China (southern). Cultivated as an ornamental, in the form of numerous cultivars

Common names
Name Language
painted-leaf begonia English
rex begonia English
bégonia rex French
begónia-rei Portuguese
dà wáng qiū hǎi táng Chinese
大王秋海棠 Chinese