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  • F. microphylla ssp.aprica
  • F. microphylla ssp.aprica
  • F. microphylla ssp.aprica
  • F. microphylla ssp.aprica
  • F. microphylla var.aprica

F. microphylla ssp. aprica

FLOWER PARTS

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  • Ovary :
  • Tube color : pink
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  • Sepal color upper : pink
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  • Corolla opening color : pink
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MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : perfect flowers, pedicels 6 to 15 mm long, hypanthium subcylindric to cylindric, 6.5 to 12.8 mm long, 2.5 to 4.2 mm wide at rim, 2.2 to 3.2 mm wide at base, glabrous to heavily pubescent, sepals 3.5 to 6.2 mm long, 1.8 to 3 mm wide at base, spreading to suberect, the apex acute to long acuminate, hypanthium and sepals red to purplish-red, petals red to pale purplish-red, 2.8 to 4.8 mm long, 2 to 4.5 mm wide, the apex rounded to emarginate, slightly pubescent on the outer surface, nectary entire, 0.8 to 1.2 mm high, episepalous stamens exserted 0.6 to 2.4 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, filaments equal 1.3 to 1.6 mm long, anthers 1.4 to 1.7 mm long, 0.6 to 0.8 mm thick, style 8.8-17.7 mm long, the stigma exserted 2.5 to 7.9 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes suberect, 0.4 to 0.7 mm long. pistillate flowers, pedicels 4 to 12 mm long, hypanthium 3.5 to 5.8 mm long, 1.4 to 1.8 mm wide at rim, 1.0 to 1.5 mm wide at base, sepals 2.8 to 3.9 mm long, 1.2 to 1.6 mm wide at base, petals 1 to 1.7 mm long, 0.5 to 1.2 mm wide, nectary 0.5 to 0.7 mm high, style 5.6 to 7.8 mm long, the stigma exserted 1.6 to 2.7 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes 0.7 to 0.9 mm long
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  • Seed : 14-24 per berry, 1.9-2.4mm long x 0.9-1.2mm wide
  • Habit : shrub
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  • Height : 1-3 m
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  • Year (of first description) : 1969
  • Botanist : Breedlove
  • Authors : (Lundell) Breedlove 1969
  • Original publication : Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 53: 45 1969
  • Habitat : common in dense forests of fir and oak and evergreen cloud forests from the central highlands and the Sierra Madre del Sur of Chiapas State south through Guatemala, El Salvador, and scattered locations in Honduras
  • Elevation : 1500-3500
  • Native country : Mexico
  • Synonyms : F. aprica, Lundell 1940, F. microphylla var. aprica, (Lundell) Munz 1943
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11 or 22

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : chartaceous to coriaceous, glabrous to pubescent on the margins and veins, petiole 1.3 to 15 mm long
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  • Leaf dimensions : 1.2-3.8mm long x 0.6-2.8mm wide
  • Leaf shape : narrowly lanceolate to broadly elliptic
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  • Leaf tip : acute to naucronate
  • Leaf base : acute to attenuate
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  • Branches : branchlets 5 to 18 cm long, subglabrous to canescent with white hairs, older branches 5 to 23 mm thick