Begonia eiromischa Ridl.

Wooly-stalked Begonia (Begonia eiromischa)

The Wooly-stalked Begonia, described in 1917, was restricted to the small island Pulau Betong, Malaysia, it is known only from two collections made in 1886 and 1898.

The habitat is now completely destroyed and this species is definetly extinct.


Depiction from: ‘Henry Nicholas Ridley: The flora of the Malay Peninsula. London, L. Reeve & Co. ltd. 1922-25’

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edited: 04.09.2019