A NEW SPECIES OF BEGONIA (BEGONIACEAE) FROM INDONESIA AND TIMOR-LESTE
Keywords:Endemism, Limestone karst
A new rhizomatous, lithophytic species of Begonia (Begoniaceae – Begonia sect. Jackia) is described from material collected from limestone areas in the Indonesian and Timor-Leste parts of the island of Timor, Lesser Sunda Isles. Photographs, a provisional conservation status assessment of the new species, and an identification key to species of Begonia sect. Jackia in the Lesser Sunda Isles are provided.
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