Begonia gracilis Humb., Bonpl. &Kunth

Stems annual to 35 cm tall, fleshy, light green. Leaves light green, to 10 cm wide, with round-toothed hairy margins. Flowers pink to 3 cm wide, attached directly to the main stem, fragrant. Clusters of tiny bulbils form in axils, held in place by the stipules.


Source: Wright, P.; Goodwin, J.; Spencer, R. (1997). Begoniaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Begonia gracilis var. martiana)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Cucurbitales
family       Begoniaceae
genus        Begonia L.