Begonia joshii Moonlight

, Edinburgh J. Bot. 77(1): 149 (2019).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Edinburgh Journal of Botany. Edinburgh
77(1): 149
Date of Publication
26 Sep 2019
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
P.W. Moonlight 1277
Amazonas Region, Prov. Chachapoyas, trail over Puente La Florida from km 278 of Pedro Ruiz Gallo–Bagua Grande road, c.4 km from trail head, 2064m
Collection Date
29 Nov 2018
Type Herbaria
holotype USM
isotype E
5° 54' 13" S
78° 4' 33" W
Distribution Of Types
Peru (Western South America, Southern America)
Type Remarks
Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh from seed collected in the wild, 3 Jul 2018, P.W. Moonlight 1253 (accession no. 20180923).

Nomenclatural Notes



doi:10.1017/S0960428619000301 The species is named for Josh Allen, who photographed the species in the wild in 2017, alerted the authors to the species and visited the locality in 2018 with the first author.