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  • F. juntasensis
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F. juntasensis

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : slender, 20-75mm long
  • Ovary : oblong, greenish, 5-10mm long x 2-3mm wide
  • Tube color : deep lavender to rose violet
  • Tube shape : funnelform, glabrous outside, villous inside in the lower part above the nectary
  • Tube dimensions : 25-50mm long x 2-4mm wide at the base, slightly constricted in the lower part, then widened until 8-10mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : deep lavender to rose violet
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : ovate-lanceolate, connate for 3 to 4 mm at the base
  • Sepal tips : acute to acuminate, divergent to recurved at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 14-25mm long x 4-8mm wide
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  • Nectary : lustrous green-purplish, 4-5mm high
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : purple, the antesepalous ones 9-21mm long, the antepetalous ones 6-16mm long,
  • Anthers : oblong, yellow, 3-4.5mm long x 1.5-2.5mm wide,
  • Pistil :
  • Style : light purple, villous for most of its length,
  • Stigma : green, 2.5-4mm long x 2-3mm wide, 4-cleft at apex, exserted 4-8mm beyond the any anthers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower :
  • Flowers : few, axillary or grouped at branch tips,
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  • Fruit : immature berry is oblong, purplish, 16-18mm long x 8-10mm wide
  • Seed :
  • Habit : terrestrial or commonly epiphytic shrubs, occasionally with small tubers
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 0.5-1.5 m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks : flowering is principally in the dry season, from June to October
  • Named :
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1898
  • Botanist : Kuntze O.
  • Authors : Kuntze 1898
  • Original publication : Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 97 1898
  • Habitat : restricted to cloud forest on the northeast slopes of the Andes in Cochabamba Department
  • Elevation : 1900-2800
  • Native country : Bolivia
  • Synonyms : F. steinbachii, Johnston 1925
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 22

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite or less often ternate, membranous, petioles 5 to 9 mm long, stipules triangular to lanceolate, 2 to 3 mm long, 1.5 to 2.5 mm wide, occasionally connate
  • Foliage color upper side : glabrous to sparsely puberulent when young
  • Foliage color lower side : often purplish
  • Leaf dimensions : 35-110mm long x 15-50mm wide
  • Leaf shape : (narrowly) ovate
  • Leaf margin : subentire to serrulate
  • Leaf tip : acuminate
  • Leaf base : acute to rounded
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 5 to 7 on either side of the midvein
  • Stems :
  • Branches : young branches purplish, terete, 1 to 2 mm thick, older branches 4 to 20 mm thick with bark turning tan and exfoliating in strips or flakes