Begonia karangputihensis Girm.

, Eur. J. Taxon. 167: 17 (2015).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
European Journal of Taxonomy
167: 17
Date of Publication
21 Dec 2015
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Puglisi, Hughes, Girmansyah & Roki CP53
West Sumatra, Bukit Karang Putih, near Padang, 364 m
Collection Date
17 Jun 2011
Type Herbaria
holotype BO
isotype E
Distribution Of Types
Sumatera (Malesia, Asia-Tropical)

Nomenclatural Notes



doi:10.5852/ejt.2015.167 ; the epithet is derived from Bukit Karang Putih, an area of limestone within Lubuk Kilangan district, West Sumatra, near the Semen Padang mine. In English the name of the area means “white coral hill”