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Begonia cucullata Willd.
Club begonia, Wax begonia

Begonia cucullata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in The botanical cabinet [C. Loddiges], vol. 2: t. 107 (1827) [G. Loddiges]

Family: Begoniaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

FLEPPC Status: Category II Invasive

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Begonia cucullata available from :

Begonia cucullata has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Everglades National Park Assumed to be Present Not Native, Naturalized



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Begonia cucullata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in The botanical cabinet [C. Loddiges], vol. 2: t. 107 (1827) [G. Loddiges]
Begonia cucullata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 56 [ser. 2, vol. 3]: t. 2920 (1829) [W.J. Hooker]