Begonia floccifera Bedd., Icon. Pl. Ind. Or. 23 1869. ;
S. India as per WCSP;
Leaves to 18 cm across, reniform or orbicular, obliquely cordate, distantly toothed, floccose-pubescent below, nerves 11, prominent; petiole to 30 cm long. Peduncle solitary or 2-3 together, pubescent; cymes 10 cm across, branched; pedicels filiform. Flowers many; male sepals 4, outer sepals 7 x 7 mm, orbicular; anthers truncate at apex; female sepals 2, 6 x7 mm, orbicular; styles 3, stigmas branched. Capsule 12 x 15 mm; seeds many, vertically ridged 0.5 x 0.25 mm, brown.
Flowering and fruiting: January-February
Southern Western Ghats
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)
Begonia acida Vell. ??
Thank you very much … I am attaching another photo of the plant.
Superficially appears more closer to Begonia floccifera as per
However, only experts can confirm.
Yes, B. floccifera (I can just see 4 tepals in the female flowers)