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Gigabracteata Begonia sp HZ Li & H. Ma. November. in Guangxi, China
New Species | Magnoliopsida

Begonia gigabracteata is a plant decide. Tuberous rhizome, 2 cm in diameter. Stipele obsolete. Basal leaves, stalks 4 to 9.2 cm long, cylindrical, reddish or green, with few glandular hairs; language obovata, glabru basis cordata, acuminata top, margin entire or irregular gear, nervatiune palmate-pinnate. Cimoasa blossom disposed on a stalk of 10-16 cm high, sometimes the second is covered with bracts, green or pink. Bracts obsolete, borders Chile, oblique triangulation, 1.9 x 0.5 cm. Flowers: 4 tepale, pink, glabra, 12-15 x 9.11 mm, pedicel white, pink to green, 1.7 cm long. Fruit white to brown. Seeds brown, ellipsoidal. Blooms from September to November, build in December to January.

The Botanical Garden of Kunming has flourished from August to October and November to January exploited.

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