genus Begonia


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Noun1.genus Begonia - large genus of tropical succulent plants widely cultivated
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
begonia family, Begoniaceae, family Begoniaceae - monoecious succulent herbs or shrubs of tropical and warm regions especially America
begonia - any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers in usually terminal cymes or racemes
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The tropical genus Begonia comprises predominantly monoecious species in which the rewardless female flowers often bear a striking resemblance to the polleniferous male flowers (Agren and Schemske 1991; Schemske et al.