The Begoniaceae Family was named and described by Carl Adolf Agardh in Aphorismi Botanici in 1824.
The Begoniaceae Family consists of 2 accepted genera, Begonia and Hillebrandia. According to Plants of the World Online, the Begonia genus contains 1,178 accepted species including 6 infraspecific names. The genus contains only one species.
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