Begonia opuliflora Putz.

Snowball Begonia (Begonia opuliflora)

The Snowball Begonia was described in 1854 (or 1856), it is thought to originate from Panama (or Venezuela, according to other sources).

The species’ name appears in lists of extinct species and is thus mentioned here as well.


Depiction from: ‘Louis van Houtte: Flore des serres et des jardins de l’Europe 10. 1855’

(public domain)


edited: 04.09.2019