Begonia dracopelta Ardi

, Phytotaxa 407(1): 23 (2019).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:77200407-1
Publication
Phytotaxa
Collation
407(1): 23
Date of Publication
26 Jun 2019
Family as entered in IPNI
Begoniaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
Wisnu Ardi 193
Locality
Kalimantan Barat, Kapuas
Collection Date
4 Mar 2016
Type Herbaria
holotype BO
Distribution Of Types
Kalimantan (Borneo, Malesia, Asia-Tropical)
Sarawak (Borneo, Malesia, Asia-Tropical)
Type Remarks
Cultivated in Bogor Botanic Gardens

Nomenclatural Notes

[epublished]

Remarks

doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.407.1.4 The specific epithet is a compound of draco (Latin–dragon) and pelté (Latin–shield). It refers to strongly bullate or lacunose lamina which are resembling to the rough texture (lacunose) of a borneo endemic earless monitor (Lanthanotus borneensis) skin.