Large Winged Begonia
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Large Winged Begonia
ative Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Large Winged Begonia
Botanical name: Begonia megaptera    Family: Begoniaceae (Begonia family)

Large Winged Begonia is a rare and interesting Begonia, native to NE India. Leaves are large, ovate in shape. Flowers are white with pinkish tinge. A prominent feature is that the sepal cup is prominently 3-winged, and the wings are quite large. The species name megaptera means large wing. Large Winged Begonia is found in NE India, West Bengal and Myanmar.

Identification credit: Sangeeta Rajbhandary
Photographed in Mizoram.
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