Definition of Begonia heracleifolia
1. Noun. Rhizomatous begonia having leaves with pointed lobes suggestive of stars and pink flowers.
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Literary usage of Begonia heracleifolia
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1. An Introduction to Bacterial Diseases of Plants by Erwin Frink Smith (1920)
"... in sixteen hybrids resembling this plant, which he obtained by crossing Begonia heracleifolia with Begonia polyantha, ..."
2. The California Culturist: A Journal of Agriculture, Horticulture, Mechanism (1859)
"begonia heracleifolia nigricans.—A variety of a well known and favorite species, with the green leaves blotched on the marging with a dark—almost black—tint ..."
3. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1841)
"begonia heracleifolia. By no means a handsome species, but particularly curious from the resemblance in its leaves and habitude to the common British ..."