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Begonia masoniana

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  1. Testing email notification. Posted 3 years ago
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      While we are here, could you please change the name of the species to the full Begonia masoniana.
      Posted 3 years ago
      1. Done! Posted 3 years ago

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Begonia masoniana (iron cross begonia) is a species of plant in the family Begoniaceae, native to New Guinea. It is a rhizomatous perennial begonia growing to 0.5 metres (20 in), bearing large, asymmetrical, textured green leaves covered in reddish hairs, with a prominent dark brown pattern in the centre of each leaf, reminiscent of the German Iron Cross. It produces small white flowers in erect panicles, but is cultivated mainly for its foliage effect. In temperate regions it must be grown under.. more

Similar species: Begonias, Gourds
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Feb 28, 2017.