Begonia capituliformis Irmsch. in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 50(4): 354. 1913

Primary tabs

Begonia Section

  • Petermannia


  • This is a rainforest floor species, reported from c.500 to 1200 m above sea level.



Asia-Tropical:, Sulawesi (Sulawesiendemic)
Endemic to Sulawesi, North Sulawesi.
See 'Specimens' tab for map of point distribution data of georeferenced specimens.


  • SULAWESI: E of Tongoa, Johansson, H. Nybom, S. Riebe 125 (L) [as Begonia capituliformis ?]; Minahassa, G. Klabat, 29 vi 1956, L.L. Forman 314 (K); Minahassa, G. Klabat, 30 vi 1956, L.L. Forman 344A (K); Minahassa, G. Klabat, 30 vi 1956, L.L. Forman 344B (K); SW of Dongala, 11 v 1975, W. Meijer 10093a (L) [as Begonia capituliformis ?]; Minahassa, Bojong, O. Warburg 15190 (holo B; iso B) – Type of Begonia capituliformis Irmsch. (Hughes, M. An annotated checklist of Southeast Asian Begonia. 2008)