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BEGONIA MAGUNIANA (BEGONIACEAE, BEGONIA SECT. OLIGANDRAE), A NEW SPECIES FROM NEW GUINEA

  • H. P. Wilson (a1) (a2), O. Paul (a3) and M. Hughes (a1)

Abstract

The new species Begonia maguniana H.P.Wilson from New Guinea is described. It is endemic to the Central Range of New Guinea at altitudes of c.1700–2300 m and belongs to the IUCN category Least Concern.

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BEGONIA MAGUNIANA (BEGONIACEAE, BEGONIA SECT. OLIGANDRAE), A NEW SPECIES FROM NEW GUINEA

  • H. P. Wilson (a1) (a2), O. Paul (a3) and M. Hughes (a1)

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