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  • F. coccinea
  • F. coccinea
  • F. coccinea
  • F. coccinea

F. coccinea

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : slender, pubescent 18-42 (to 50)mm long, divergent or arching from the stems and pendent only in the distal third
  • Ovary : oblong-ellipsoid, 5-9mm long x 2.5-3mm wide
  • Tube color : red to dark pink
  • Tube shape : fusiform, sub glabrous to puberulent outside, puberulent inside
  • Tube dimensions : 5-10mm long x 2.5-3mm wide at the base, 3.5-4.5mm wide in the middle and 3-4mm wide at the top
  • Sepal color upper : red to dark pink
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : oblong-lanceolate, lightly pubescent
  • Sepal tips : acute, spreading at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 15-24mm long x connate at the base for 4-7mm, free lobes 3.5-6mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : violet
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : obovate
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 7-10mm long x 6-8 (to 9)mm wide
  • Nectary : smooth, 2-3mm high
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : red-purple, 18-38mm x 13-30mm long
  • Anthers : purplish, 22.5mm long x about 1.5mm wide,
  • Pistil :
  • Style : puberulent, red,
  • Stigma : clavate, 1.5-2mm long

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : solitary in upper leaf axils
  • Flower size :
  • Flower display :
  • Flower bud :
  • Fruit : ellipsoid, 14-17mm long x 12mm wide, purple
  • Seed : oblong-triangular, 1.4-1.9mm long x 0.8-1.2mm wide
  • Habit : erect shrubs, or scandent to seven meters high, often with extensive underground stems
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 0,5-1,5 m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks : flowering is throughout the year, mainly from November to March, natural hybridization with F. regia ssp. regia is known to occur
  • Named :
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1789
  • Botanist : Dryander
  • Authors : Dryander 1789. Berry 1989
  • Original publication : Hort. Kew. 2: 8 1789
  • Habitat : occurring in rocky, open campos near the summits of several of the highest mountains in Minas Gerais—Serra da Piedade, Serra da Caraça, Serra do Itacolomi, and Pico do Itambé
  • Elevation : 1400-2000
  • Native country : Brazil
  • Synonyms : Fuchsia elegans, Salisbury 1791, Fuchsia pendula, Salisbury 1796, Nahusia coccinea, (Dryander) Schneevoogt 1792, Fuchsia montana, Cambessedes 1830
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 22

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : mostly ternate, sometimes opposite or in fours, membranous or rarely subcoriaceous, petioles short and stout, about 1 mm thick, 1 to 3 mm long, occasionally longer on basal leaves, usually densely pilose or hirsute, stipules narrowly lanceolate, 0.8 to 1.4 mm long, deciduous
  • Foliage color upper side : generally dull, light green, sometimes strongly purpleflushed, subglabrous to puberulent
  • Foliage color lower side : paler below, sometimes strongly purpleflushed, subglabrous to puberulent, but generally densely pilose along the basal third of the midvein
  • Leaf dimensions : 15-55mm long x 7-25mm wide
  • Leaf shape : narrowly ovate to ovate
  • Leaf margin : serrulate or occasionally subentire
  • Leaf tip : acute to subacuminate
  • Leaf base : subcordate or sometimes rounded
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 4 to 6 per side
  • Stems :
  • Branches : young growth is puberulent to densely pilose, older stems, 5 to 20 mm thick, with exfoliating bark