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  • F.denticulata
  • F. denticulata
  • F. denticulata
  • F. denticulata
  • F. denticulata

F. denticulata

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : stout, smooth, 1-1.5mm thick, 18-45mm long, suberect in bud, drooping at anthesis, generally green
  • Ovary : narrowly oblong, terete, 10-13mm long x 3-4.5mm wide, generally glabrous, green
  • Tube color : waxy light pink, lavender, or light red
  • Tube shape : subcylindric, firm, walls 1 to 1.5 mm thick, smooth, glabrous to puberulent outside, densely villous inside above the nectary for 7 to 10 mm, glabrous above
  • Tube dimensions : (28 to) 36-47mm long x (3 to) 4-8mm wide at the base, sometimes very slightly narrowed above the nectary, straight or slightly widened above until (5 to) 6-12mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : pink to light red with light green to whitish tips or margins, at times entirely whitish green
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : lanceolate, forming a tapered point in bud
  • Sepal tips : acuminate, spreading to subdivergent at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 17-26mm long x 4-7mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : orange to scarlet, usually drying purple streaked
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : lance-oblong to oblanceolate, obtuse to broadly acute at the apex, slightly undulate, suberect at anthesis
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  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 14-18mm long x 4-6 (to 7)mm wide
  • Nectary : green, unlobed, 2.5-3mm high, about 1.5mm thick
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : pink-light red, 14-23mm x 8-18mm long
  • Anthers : oblong, 4-6mm long x 2-3mm wide, white
  • Pistil :
  • Style : stout, pink-light red, glabrous
  • Stigma : subclavate, subentire (very slightly 4-cleft at the apex), 3-4mm long x 2-3.5mm wide, dull white, exserted 2-12mm beyond the anthers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : few to numerous, axillary and pendant, usually grouped toward branch tips
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  • Fruit : ellipsoid, 20-26mm long x 10-12mm wide, nitid green to red purple, smooth surfaced
  • Seed : tan, 1.8-2.2mm long x 1mm wide
  • Habit : erect to scandent shrubs or climbing in trees to ten meters above ground, young growth subcanescent or occasionally pilosulous
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  • Height : 1.5-4 m
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  • Year (of first description) : 1802
  • Botanist : Ruiz & Pavon
  • Authors : Ruiz & Pavon 1802
  • Original publication : Fl. Peruv. 3: 88 1802
  • Habitat : from three main areas: 1. The Pacific slopes of the Cordillera Occidental of Peru in Lima and Ancash near springs and in moist canyons at elevations from 2,800 to 3,500 meters, 2. The eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes from Huánuco to Cuzco in cloud forest and moist upland shrub vegetation at elevations from 2,500 to 3,400 meters, and 3. The northeastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes in La Paz and Cochabamba Departments in cloud forest at elevations from 2,200 to 3,100 meters.
  • Elevation : 2200-3500
  • Native country : Peru, Bolivia
  • Synonyms : F. leptopoda, Krause 1905, F. serratifolia, Ruiz & Pavon 1802, F. siphonatha, Krause 1905, F. tacsoniiflora, Krause 1905
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : three to five-verticillate, mostly ternate or quatemate, rarelyopposite, firmly membranous, petioles glabrous to loosely strigose, (5 to) 8 to 20 (to 25) mm long, stipules triangular, firm, often connate, 2 to 2.5 mm long, about 1.5 mm wide, deciduous
  • Foliage color upper side : dull to nitid dark green and glabrous
  • Foliage color lower side : pale green and subglabrous to strigose mostly along veins and margins
  • Leaf dimensions : 4-17cm long x 1.5-6.5cm wide
  • Leaf shape : (narrowly) elliptic to oblanceolate
  • Leaf margin : denticulate
  • Leaf tip : acute to subacuminate
  • Leaf base : acute to narrowly cuneate
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 7 to 17 on either side of the midvein, often reddish below
  • Stems :
  • Branches : branchlets terete, subdivaricate, green to wine red, older branches 5 to 20 mm thick with tan, exfoliating bark