Begonia trichocarpa Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 230 1851.
Large herbs; stem reddish, flaccid, sub-erect, hispid. Leaves to 8 x 3 cm, ovate-oblong, acuminate, obliquely cordate at base, hirtus, membranous, 5-nerved from the base; petiole 1-3 cm long, hispid; stipule 6 x 2 mm, lanceolate. Cymes 2 cm across, lateral; peduncle 1-2 cm long. Flowers 1-3 together; male sepals 4, outer sepals 5 x 7 mm, hispid; inner smaller, curved, glabrous; female sepals 4 or 5, similar to male flowers; ovary hispid, 3-locular, placenta single, styles 3, each divided in to two branches at apex. Capsule 1 x 2 cm obovate, truncate at apex, wings acute above, subequal; seeds minute, many, hexagonal.
Flowering and fruiting: August-December
Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
Western Ghats (Endemic)
450-Muthodi:ID assistance requested : 2 posts by 2 authors. 4 correct images as above.
Submitting images of a specimen. for Id assistance.
Date/time:6-08-2014/ 6-36 PM
Location: Muthodi in Bhadra Tiger Reserve, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1100msl
Habitat: Wild, occurring in a moist place.
Habit; Terrestrial herb
I think same in other post: 52-TSP-ID-04MAY2016: Images of Begonia sp (Begoniaceae) for ID
52-TSP-ID-04MAY2016: Images of Begonia sp (Begoniaceae) for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. 4 correct images.
Kindly identify this Begonia sp (Begoniaceae)
Habitat: Wild, Semi-evergreen forest
Sighting: Bhadra Tiger Reserve, Chikmagalur, Karnataka, about 1200 msl
Is it Begonia grandis?