All the plant photographies are performed by Patrick Blanc and their use must go with the photo caption and the mention "copyright Patrick Blanc"
  • Begonia kingdon-wardii, bright green four winged  fleshy fruits, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia kingdon-wardii, bright green four winged fleshy fruits, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia kingdon-wardii, bright green three and four winged  fleshy fruits, close up, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia kingdon-wardii, bright green three and four winged fleshy fruits, close up, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp. on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp. on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp.,  pink flowered form on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., pink flowered form on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., male flowers, white form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., male flowers, white form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp. flowering on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp. flowering on a mossy vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., male flower at anthesis of the whitish form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., male flower at anthesis of the whitish form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., male flowers, pinkish form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., male flowers, pinkish form, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., male flower at anthesis, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., male flower at anthesis, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Patrick Blanc and Pascal Heni around the refringent silver spotted leaves of Begonia mariachristinae, overshaded by a big boulder, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

    Patrick Blanc and Pascal Heni around the refringent silver spotted leaves of Begonia mariachristinae, overshaded by a big boulder, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

  • Begonia mariachristinae under a big boulder, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae under a big boulder, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae in rocky habitat, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae in rocky habitat, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae, vegetative population due to leaf and stem cuttings associated to human disturbance, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae, vegetative population due to leaf and stem cuttings associated to human disturbance, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae, looking like a beautiful silvery white refringent patched form of Begonia longifolia, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae, looking like a beautiful silvery white refringent patched form of Begonia longifolia, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae, silvery white refringent blotches on leaf surface and hairy petioles and stems, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae, silvery white refringent blotches on leaf surface and hairy petioles and stems, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae, silvery white refringent blotches on leaf surface and hairy leaf margins, petioles and stems, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae, silvery white refringent blotches on leaf surface and hairy leaf margins, petioles and stems, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia mariachristinae, bright silver white refringent markings due to epidermal cells filled with gas, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia mariachristinae, bright silver white refringent markings due to epidermal cells filled with gas, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Patrick Blanc showing the purple lower leaf surface of Begonia mariachristinae, looking like a hairy silver blotched form of B. longifolia, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

    Patrick Blanc showing the purple lower leaf surface of Begonia mariachristinae, looking like a hairy silver blotched form of B. longifolia, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

  • Begonia sp., population on rocks, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., population on rocks, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., succulent symmetric leaves partly dehydrated on vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., succulent symmetric leaves partly dehydrated on vertical rock, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., succulent symmetric leaves, somewhat similar to the geographically distant B. caobangensis from northern Vietnam, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., succulent symmetric leaves, somewhat similar to the geographically distant B. caobangensis from northern Vietnam, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., flowering individual, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., flowering individual, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp. with almost symmetric leaves, inflorescence, red bracts protecting the male flowers, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp. with almost symmetric leaves, inflorescence, red bracts protecting the male flowers, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Begonia sp., inflorescence, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

    Begonia sp., inflorescence, Putao, Kachin, Myanmar

  • Patrick Blanc in front of a limestone  rock covered by Begonia wui-senioris with peltate leaves, on Christmas day, Peik Chin Myaung cave, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

    Patrick Blanc in front of a limestone rock covered by Begonia wui-senioris with peltate leaves, on Christmas day, Peik Chin Myaung cave, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar, Dec. 2017

  • Begonia wui-senioris, population on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia wui-senioris, population on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia wui-senioris, a peltate leaves species on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia wui-senioris, a peltate leaves species on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia wui-senioris, a peltate leaved species on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia wui-senioris, a peltate leaved species on a vertical limestone rock close to a waterfall, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia cf. togashii,, a tuberous species with seasonal leaves in dry bamboo forest, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia cf. togashii,, a tuberous species with seasonal leaves in dry bamboo forest, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia cf. togashii, a species with seasonal leaves, in december, rhizome creeping at surface of limestone rock, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia cf. togashii, a species with seasonal leaves, in december, rhizome creeping at surface of limestone rock, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia cf. togashii, a tuberous species with seasonal leaves in dry bamboo forest, dry capsular fruits with one long hanging wing, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia cf. togashii, a tuberous species with seasonal leaves in dry bamboo forest, dry capsular fruits with one long hanging wing, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia cf. togashii, dry capsule with only one developed wing and two small horizontal ones allowing rain splash dispersal of seeds, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

    Begonia cf. togashii, dry capsule with only one developed wing and two small horizontal ones allowing rain splash dispersal of seeds, Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar

  • Begonia hemsleyana, silver white spotted leaf form in forest understory, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

    Begonia hemsleyana, silver white spotted leaf form in forest understory, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

  • Begonia hemsleyana, silver white spotted leaf form, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

    Begonia hemsleyana, silver white spotted leaf form, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

  • Begonia hemsleyana, plain green leaf form in forest understory, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

    Begonia hemsleyana, plain green leaf form in forest understory, Nam Cang, Sapa, Vietnam

  • Begonia boisiana, Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Begonia boisiana, Halong Bay, Vietnam

  • Begonia harauensis, red anthocyanic form, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Begonia harauensis, red anthocyanic form, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Begonia harauensis, Harau valley, West Sumatra

    Begonia harauensis, Harau valley, West Sumatra

  • Begonia sp. nov. “kelimutuensis”, Kelimutu NP, Flores, Indonesia

    Begonia sp. nov. “kelimutuensis”, Kelimutu NP, Flores, Indonesia

  • Begonia sp. nov. green and brown individuals, Cunca Wulang waterfall, Flores, Indonesia

    Begonia sp. nov. green and brown individuals, Cunca Wulang waterfall, Flores, Indonesia

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