A genus of flowers mainly of exotic The united states numerous species of which are cultivated as ornamental flowers The leaves are curiously one sided and sometimes show brilliant colors
- some of many plants of this genus Begonia grown with their appealing glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful plants in generally terminal cymes or racemes
- A genus of plants, mostly of exotic America, many types of that are cultivated as ornamental flowers. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors.
1751, from French begonia (1706), called by Plumier for Michel B
(letter.) A genus of flowers, mainly of exotic The united states, numerous types of that are cultivated as ornamental flowers. The leaves are curiously one-sided, and frequently exhibit brilliant colors.
Magnolia, azalea, camellia, begonia and paulownia.