Supplementary informationCultivated. A hybrid between B. purpurea L. and B. variegata L.
At the base of petioles, nectar-like secretion from unknown origin was found.
Leaves adaxially glabrous, abaxially sparsely pubescent, bilobed to 1/4 - 1/3 of the length, apex of each lobes obtuse.
Flower with 5 stamens and 2 -5 staminodes. Ovary pubescent.
Fruit usually not produced.
Links to database for literature reviews :
- Flora of Hong Kong:
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
- Flora of China. Vol 9 (2003):
Science Press, Beijing
Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis