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Begonia cucullata
(Begoniaceae)

  
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Begonia cucullata is native to Brazil and Argentina. 

Species description or overview

Begonia cucullata information from PIER
Information on Begonia cucullata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Begonia cucullata description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Begonia cucullata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Begonia cucullata
Nomenclatural information about Begonia cucullata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Begonia cucullata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Begonia cucullata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Begonia cucullata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Begonia cucullata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Begonia cucullata
Nomenclatural information about Begonia cucullata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Begonia cucullata (Begoniaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Begonia cucullata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Begonia cucullata impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Begonia cucullata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Begonia cucullata management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Begonia cucullata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Begonia cucullata images from PIER
Images of Begonia cucullata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Begonia cucullata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Begonia cucullata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Begonia cucullata worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Begonia cucullata is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Cited as invasive (on a list)

2007 FLEPPC invasive plant list View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council's 2007 List of Invasive Plant Species focus includes adverse effects exotic pest plants have on Florida's biodiversity and plant communities.


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


Experts

Begonia cucullata contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Begonia cucullata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Begonia cucullata references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Begonia cucullata as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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