The Tortoise Club

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Latin Name:

Begonia sp.

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Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae. The genus contains more than 2,000 different plant species. The Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates. Begonias contain calcium oxalates, which is toxic to most animals.