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Fuzzy Leaf Begonia

Begonia peltata


This freely-branching shrubby stem succulent has white felting on the fleshy stems and circular green leaves giving them a silvery colour. The inflorescence is a raceme of white to pale pink flowers. It is native to Mexico and Guatemala, and it was spotten in Cunningham glass house, Christchurch Botanic gardens, NZ.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 15, 2009
Submitted on Jul 17, 2014

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