Begonia (section Gobenia) species from Ecuador

I was given a cutting of this new Begonia species from Southeastern Ecuador and the first thing that grabs your attention is of course the burgundy red veining. Now after growing it for several months, I am very much enamoured with the full round shape of the leaves.  It seems to be quite slow growing for a Gobenia type, but it also seems sturdy and has shown none of the melting or die back that others have exhibited.  I am looking forward to creating a large specimen of this one.

 

 

 

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