Begonia acerifolia Kunth acerifolius,-a,-um; from Acer, genus (Aceraceae), and L. folium, leaf: with maple-like leaves (i.e. the European A. pseudoplanatus or A. platanoides L., whose leaves are digitately lobed with lobes being acute)(q.v.)
Begonia adonis auct. Adonis; : named after the mytological Cyprian prins Adonis, who was of such an extraordinary beauty that Aphrodites felt deeply in love with him, whereupon her former lover, the god Ares (Mars) became so jealous that he sent a wild boar against Adonis that killed him on a hunting-partie. Out of his blood Aphrodites did arise a gracefull flower.
Begonia isoptera Dryand. ex Sm. Isoptera; from Gr. isos, equal, like; pteron, wing; pteron, wing: from Gr. isos, equal, like; pteron , wing. The calyx lobes enlarge after flowering and form five equal wings under the fruit.