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F. andrei

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : slender, mostly strigose, more or less divergent, (7 to) 10-18 (-25)mm long
  • Ovary : oblong, 5-6mm long x 2-2.5mm wide
  • Tube color : orange to coral red
  • Tube shape : narrowly funnelform, glabrous outside, pilose inside in lower part
  • Tube dimensions : 23-38 (to 45)mm long x 1.5-2mm wide and subnodose at the base, narrowed-1-1.5mm in basal ~, gradually widened above until 4-7mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : orange to coral red
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : lanceolate
  • Sepal tips : acute to subacuminate
  • Sepal dimensions : (6 to) 8-13mm long x 4-5mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : orange red
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : oblong, obtuse to acute at the apex
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 7-12mm long x 2.5-4mm wide
  • Nectary : unlobed, circa 1mm high
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : light red, 6-8mm x 4-6mm long
  • Anthers : oblong, 1.5-2mm long x 1-1.2mm wide
  • Pistil :
  • Style : light red, glabrous-pilose in lower ~
  • Stigma : capitate, four-cleft apically, 2-2.5mm long x circa 2.5mm wide

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : the numerous flowers are held in short, terminal and subterminal racemes, rachis 2-6 cm long, bracts lanceolate, 6 to 10 mm long, 2 to 4 mm wide
  • Flower size :
  • Flower display :
  • Flower bud :
  • Fruit : oblong-ellipsoid, 10-12mm long x 6-8mm wide, green to red
  • Seed : tan, 1-1.2mm long x 0.7-0.8mm wide
  • Habit : shrub
  • Hardiness: H1
  • Height : 1-4 m
  • Light/Climate :
  • Optimal light conditions :
  • Remarks :
  • Named : after Edouard André
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1925
  • Botanist : Johnston I.M.
  • Authors : Johnston 1925
  • Original publication : Contr. Gray Herb. 75: 31 1925
  • Habitat : cloud forest and semi-open moist scrub in Piura, Cajamarca and Amazonas Provinces, Peru and in Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador
  • Elevation : 1130-3000
  • Native country : southern Ecuador, northern Peru
  • Synonyms : F. osgoodii, J. F. Macbride 1941, F. ovalis var. aberans, J. F. Macbride 1941
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite, or less often ternate, petioles 6 to 20 (to 30) mm long, stipules triangular, dark, 1.5 to 2 mm long, ca. 1.5 mm wide, subpersistent
  • Foliage color upper side : dark green, glossy, glabrous
  • Foliage color lower side : subglabrous to strigose, on midvein and along margin
  • Leaf dimensions : (5-) 7-17cm long x 2-9(-11)cm wide
  • Leaf shape : narrowly elliptic to obovate
  • Leaf margin : entire or subdenticulate
  • Leaf tip :
  • Leaf base :
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins (8 to)12 to 15 on either side of the midvein
  • Stems :
  • Branches : terete branchlets, 3 to 8 mm thick, sparsely puberulent to strigillose, and older stems, 8 to 14 mm thick, with tan, finely striated bark