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be-GON-yuh — named for Michel Begon, 18th c. Governor of St Domingue, French Canada
¿ kohn-CAN-en-sis ? — of or from Konkan (coast of Maharashtra, India)

commonly known as: Konkan begonia<indiannamesofplants/via-names/english/…>
• Marathi: गजकर्णिका gajakarnika<indiannamesofplants/via-names/marathi/…>

botanical name: Begonia concanensis A. DC. … synonyms: no synonym  – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –  – –
Photographed at Tung fort on 31 JUL 11 … more views at
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Is it also Begonia phrixophylla ?


I am not clear about your query.
Begonia concanensis and Begonia phrixophylla are distinct species, which I am sure you must be aware of.

I have referred it to the Expert in bcc, in case he replies.


Yes !


be-GON-yuh — named for Michel Begon, 18th c. Governor of St Domingue, French Canada … Dave’s Botanary
¿ kohn-CAN-en-sis ? — of or from Konkan (coast of Maharashtra, India)

commonly known as: Konkan begonia • Kannada: ಕೊಂಕಣಿ ಆನೆಕಿವಿ konkani aanekivi • Marathi: गजकर्णिका gajakarnika

botanical namesBegonia concanensis A.DC. … synonyms: no synonyms known … POWO

Bibliography / etymology

~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Konkan begonia
  • Flowers of India … the geographical epithet – concanensis = of or from the Konkan coast of Maharashtra, India
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕೊಂಕಣಿ ಆನೆಕಿವಿ konkani aanekivi
  • name given for want of name … ಕೊಂಕಣಿ konkani = of or from Konkan coast; ಆನೆಕಿವಿ aanekivi = elephant’s ear, the large sepals allude to elephant’s ears. This species is found distributed in Karnataka … Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
गजकर्णिका gajakarnika
  • Flowers of Sahyadri, a field guide to 500 Flowers of north Western Ghats of India by Shrikant Ingalhalikar. गजकर्णिका gajakarnika, Sanskrit word – literal meaning: elephant’s ear, the large sepals allude to elephant’s ears.
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