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Table 1 Comparison of Begonia wuzhishanensis , B. fimbristipula and B. obsolescens

From: Begonia wuzhishanensis (sect. Diploclinium, Begoniaceae), a new species from Hainan Island, China

  B. wuzhishanensis B. fimbristipula B. obsolescens
Perennating by Elongate tubers Subglobose Tubers Rhizomes
Leaf shape Nearly symmetric Nearly symmetric Asymmetric
Tepal number in carpellate flower 3 3 5
Placentation Septal Axile Axile