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  Begonia maculata Raddi
  Family Name : Begoniaceae

  Common Names : Tout Begonia, Spotted Begonia

 
Tout Begonia,Spotted Begonia
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Herbaceous Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Brazil
      Native Habitat :
      Terrestrial
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
      Local Conservation Status :
      Exotic
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Shrub like cane begonia to 1.2 m tall
      Foliage: Leaves are asymmetric, measuring to 20 cm in length. Leaf upper surface is medium dark green with silvery-white spots, while the under surface is maroon. Young leaves are pinkish red.
      Flowers: Flowers are borne in pendulous clusters, pale pink to white.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Fertile Loamy Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Pollination Method(s) :
      Biotic (Fauna)
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Lots of Water, Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
      Pest(s) :
      Chewing Insects, Sucking Insects
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, White, Patterned
      Prominent Young Flush Colour(s) :
      Pink, Red
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Pink, White
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence

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