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 for Begonia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Begonia \Be*go"ni*a\ (b[-e]*g[=o]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. [From Michel
     Begon, a promoter of botany.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants, mostly of tropical America, many species
     of which are grown as ornamental plants. The leaves are
     curiously one-sided, and often exhibit brilliant colors.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Begonia grown for their
           attractive glossy asymmetrical leaves and colorful flowers
           in usually terminal cymes or racemes

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