Usually found in shaded places in mature forest, but sometimes also found in open vegetation. It occurs typically in damp habitats near streams, rivers, waterfalls, or swamps. The soils can be clayey, sandy, or rocky (Sosef 1994).
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Begonia prismatocarpa Hook. petraea (A.chev.) Sosef
Life form: rhizomatous perennial herb
Max. diameter: data unavailable
Leaf: alternate, simple, ovate and sometimes lobed, microphyll (0.6-3.5 x 1.5-4 cm), dentate, herbaceous
Inflorescence: axillary, not branched, unisexual flowers
Flower: small, orange to yellow
Other: this is one of three subspecies. The plant is covered with minute glandular hairs.
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