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  • F. magdalenae
  • F. magdalenae

F. magdalenae

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : firm, 15-60mm long, mostly red
  • Ovary : ovoid-ellipsoid, glabrous, 7-10 (to 11)mm long x 3-3.5mm wide
  • Tube color : slightly purplish at the base and orange red above
  • Tube shape : subcylindric, firm-fleshy, about 1 mm thick when fresh, glabrous inside and outside
  • Tube dimensions : (35 to) 42-60mm long x 3.5-6mm wide at the base, sometimes slightly narrowed above the nectary, very gradually widened above until 6-10mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : nitid orange red with greenish tips
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : lanceolate, blunt-tipped in bud
  • Sepal tips : acute to subacuminate, spreading at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 13-18 (to 22)mm long x 4-5 (to 6)mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : orange red
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : suborbicular to obovate or subrhomboid, sometimes with irregular margins, usually with a narrowly acute tip
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 11-19mm long x 7-12 (to 18)mm wide
  • Nectary : an uneven band of lustrous tissue lining the basal 3-6mm of the floral tube, without prominent lobes
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : light red, 12-16mm x 8-13mm long
  • Anthers : oblong, 3.5-4mm long x about 2.5mm wide, cream
  • Pistil :
  • Style : light red-orange, glabrous
  • Stigma : capitate, lightly 4-cleft apically, 2-3mm long x 2-4mm wide, tight red-orange, exserted ~10mm beyond the anthers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : pendant and solitary in upper leafaxils
  • Flower size :
  • Flower display :
  • Flower bud :
  • Fruit : ellipsoid, dark purple, 20-24mm long x 10-12mm wide
  • Seed : 2-2.5mm long x 1-1.3mm wide
  • Habit : shrubs, young growth glabrous to lightly strigose
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 2-5 m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks :
  • Named : after the Colombian province of Magdalena
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1943
  • Botanist : Munz
  • Authors : Munz 1943
  • Original publication : Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. IV, 25: 41 1943
  • Habitat : endemic to upper cloud forest of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northeastern Colombia
  • Elevation : 2000-3350
  • Native country : Colombia
  • Synonyms : F. lampadaria, Wright 1979
  • Gametic chromosome number n =

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : ternate or less often quaternate, firmly membranous to subcoriaceous, margin denticulate or subentire, petioles purplish, sparsely strigose, 4 to 25 (to 30) mm long, stipules lanceolate to triangular, dark, about 1 mm long, deciduous
  • Foliage color upper side : dark green and mostly glabrous
  • Foliage color lower side : pale green with purplish veins and glabrous, except for hairs usually present along the margin
  • Leaf dimensions : 2.5-8.5(-12)cm long x 1-4(-6)cm wide
  • Leaf shape : (narrowly) elliptic to ovate
  • Leaf margin :
  • Leaf tip : acute to subacuminate
  • Leaf base : acute to rounded
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 8 to 14 one either side of the midvein
  • Stems :
  • Branches : branchlets purplish, older branches red brown, with bark exfoliating in strips