Definition of Begonia heracleifolia

1. Noun. Rhizomatous begonia having leaves with pointed lobes suggestive of stars and pink flowers.

Exact synonyms: Star Begonia, Star-leaf Begonia
Generic synonyms: Begonia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begonia Heracleifolia

Beerbohmian
Beerman
Beervana
Beethoven
Beethovenian
Beetlejuice
Beevor's sign
Begbie's disease
Begin
Begonia cheimantha
Begonia cocchinea
Begonia dregei
Begonia erythrophylla
Begonia feastii
Begonia heracleifolia
Begonia rex
Begonia semperflorens
Begonia socotrana
Begonia tuberhybrida
Begoniaceae
Beguez Cesar disease
Begum
Behcet
Behmen
Behmenism
Behr
Behr's disease

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 ..."

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