Begonia sp. Kalimantan I

This is a new species to cultivation as of 2019. The red stems and glaucous maroon leaves create a very striking appearance.  I have had it in my collection less than a year, so cannot say for sure how large it gets, but I am guessing it stays under 10″.  It is a slower species that I have been growing exclusively on moist sphagnum in terrarium conditions.  Like many Begonias from this region, it is not fond of standing water on its leaves.



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