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Berengan (Begonia hirtella)

Berengan (Begonia hirtella) is a species of plant in the Begoniaceae, creeping and climbing shrub with branched stalks, all hairy, flowers at the ends of long and branching stalks, growing horizontally and vertically on the ground or rocks in shady or damp places.

B. hirtella has a stem that is cylindrical, long, soft, branched, whitish green or reddish green and has long white hairs. The branching of the stem will become a long stalk and end at a leaf.

Dlium Berengan (Begonia hirtella)


The leaves are elliptical, oblique, pulses in all directions forming deep trenches on the top and uneven margins. The upper surface is hairy, rough and green or yellowish in color. The lower surface is hairy, rough and lighter in color.

Flowers grow at the ends of long, branchy stalks. The flower buds are triangular, flat and the surface has a bright green color. The flowers bloom white or yellowish green with a bright yellow sari in the center.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Subphylum: Angiospermae
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Begoniaceae
Genus: Begonia
Section: Doratometra
Species: Begonia hirtella

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