A revision of Begonia sect. Symbegonia on New Guinea

Gagul, J.N., Sands, M.J.S, Gideon, O., and Hughes, M. (2018) A revision of Begonia sect. Symbegonia on New Guinea. Edinburgh Journal of Botany, 75 (2). pp. 127-159.

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Abstract

A revision of Begonia sect. Symbegonia, endemic to New Guinea, is presented, with descriptions of five new species (B. arauensis M.Hughes, B. asaroensis J.Gagul, B. erodiifolia Sands, B. mimikaensis Sands and B. vinkii Sands). There are 18 species now recognised, and a key is provided for their identification. Ten of the species are assessed to belong to the IUCN category Data Deficient, and eight to Least Concern.

Item ID: 55908
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1474-0036
Keywords: biodiversity, conservation, taxonomy, typification
Copyright Information: © Trustees of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2018)
Funders: M.L. MacIntyre Begonia Trust, Bentham-Moxon Trust, Centre for International Forestry (CIFOR), University of Papua New Guinea, World Wildlife Fund for Nature, Association of Australian Begonia Society, International Conservation Biodiversity Group
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2018 04:28
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050299 Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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