Begonia yapenensis (sect. Symbegonia, Begoniaceae), a new species from Papua, Indonesia

Mark Hughes, Sadie Barber, Charlie D. Heatubun, Janet Gagul

Abstract


A new species, Begonia yapenensis M.Hughes, in Begonia section Symbegonia (Begoniaceae) is described and diagnosed against Begonia sympapuana. The new species is endemic to Yapen Island, Papua, Indonesia, and is currently known from a single collection.

Keywords


Section Symbegonia; new species; endemic; New Guinea

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2015.119

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