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  • F. loxensis
  • F. loxensis

F. loxensis

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : slender, puberulent, verrucose or with spinescent protuberances, 2-6 cm long
  • Ovary : narrowly oblong, 5-6mm long x about 1.5mm wide
  • Tube color : bright scarlet, dull pink
  • Tube shape : cylindric-funnelform, subglabrous to puberulent outside, pilose inside in lower part
  • Tube dimensions : (40 to) 45-54mm long x slightly bulbous and 3-4mm wide at the base, narrowed briefly-2-3mm wide above the nectary, then widened above until 5-8mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : bright scarlet, dull pink
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : narrowly lanceolate
  • Sepal tips : acuminate
  • Sepal dimensions : 13-17mm long x 4-8mm wide, with a tip about 2mm long in bud
  • Corolla opening color : dull scarlet, pink
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, acute to acuminate
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 15-20mm long x 4-8mm wide
  • Nectary : unlobed, about 2mm high
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : 12-13mm x 10-11mm long, red
  • Anthers : oblong, 2.5-3mm long x 1-1.5mm wide, white
  • Pistil :
  • Style : densely pilose for most its length, red
  • Stigma : subobconic, about 2mm long x 1.5-2mm wide, cream-scarlet

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : few and axillary at the branch tips or subracemose
  • Flower size :
  • Flower display :
  • Flower bud :
  • Fruit : ellipsoid, 12-15mm long x 8mm wide
  • Seed :
  • Habit : low shrubs
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 1.5 – 6 m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks : found in 1802, flowers are approximately 4,5 cm in length
  • Named : after the province and the city of Loja/Loxa in southern Ecuador
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1823
  • Botanist : von Humboldt Alexander, Bonpland Aimé & Kunth Karl
  • Authors : Humboldt, Bonpland & Kunth 1823
  • Original publication : Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 106 1823
  • Habitat : locally common in hedgerows along fields and in thickets, mainly in the moderately dry inter-Andean valleys of Ecuador, also on the moister eastern and western slopes, from Loja to Pichincha, with a few scattered collections farther north in Imbabura and Carchi
  • Elevation : 2000-3800
  • Native country : Ecuador
  • Synonyms : F. umbrosa, Bentham 1845, F. apiculata, Johnston 1925, F. hypoleuca, Johnston 1925
  • Gametic chromosome number n =

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite or ternate, membranous to subcoriaceous, petioles 3 to 9 mm long, stipules narrowly lanceolate or filiform, 2 to 5 mm long, subpersistent
  • Foliage color upper side : glabrous to strigillose
  • Foliage color lower side : glabrous to strigillose
  • Leaf dimensions : 2.5-9(-20)cm long x 1.2-4cm wide
  • Leaf shape : narrowly oblong to elliptic or oblanceolate
  • Leaf margin : conspicuously dentate or serrulate
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : acute
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 9 to 13 (to 25) on either side of the midvein
  • Stems :
  • Branches : puberulent or canescent branchlets with spinescent projections, usually appearing papillose or verrucose when dry