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  • M. Hughes (a1), M. M. Aung (a2) and K. Armstrong (a3)


A new species, Begonia rheophyticaPlatycentrum), is described from northern Myanmar; it was initially confused with B. rhoephila, which is confined to Peninsular Malaysia. Comparison with other species with a rheophytic leaf shape is made. This new addition brings the number of currently recognised Begonia species in Myanmar to 73. An updated checklist of Myanmar Begonia species is also included.



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