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F. microphylla ssp. chiapensis

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MISCELLANEOUS

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  • Flowers : sepals 2.5 to 4 mm long, 1.5 to 2.5 mm wide at the base, spreading, the apex subacuminate, petals red, 2 to 3 mm long, 2 to 4 mm wide, three-lobed at the apex, nectary 0.7 to 1.2 mm high, entire: style 8 to 12 mm long, the stigma capitate, exserted 3 to 6 mm beyond the rim of the tube: antesepalous stamens exserted above the rim of the tube, antepetalous ones included inside the floral tube, filaments 0.5 to 1.5 mm long: anthers 1.4 to 2.0 mm long, 0.7 to 1.0 mm thick, female flowers, pedicels 6 to 20 mm long, floral tube cylindric-obconic, 4 to 6 mm long, 2 to 2.5 mm wide at the rim, circa 1mm wide at the base, sepals narrowly triangular. 3 to 5 mm long. 1.5 to 2 mm wide at the base, petals 0.7 to 2 mm long, 0.7 to 1.7 mm wide: sterile anthers oblong, 0.5 to 1 mm long, filaments 0.3 to 0.8 mm long, nectary 0.5 to 0.8 mm high, style 7 to 8 mm long, the stigma exserted 1.5 to 2.5 mm beyond the rim of the tube its lobes circa 1 mm long
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  • Fruit : subglobose, 5-7mm wide
  • Seed : 12-20 per berry, 1.9-2.4mm long x 1-1.3mm wide
  • Habit : shrub
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  • Height : 1-2 m
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  • Remarks : gynodioecious
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  • Year (of first description) : 1996
  • Botanist : Berry P.E. & Breedlove
  • Authors : (Brandegee) P.E.Berry & Breedlove 1996
  • Original publication : Novon 6: 137 1996
  • Habitat : in the mountains of southwestern Chiapas State (Sierra de Soconusco) in Mexico and in scattered localities along the Pacific slope of Guatemala and El Salvador in montane rainforest, evergreen cloud forest, and wet pine-oak forest
  • Elevation : 1800-2400
  • Native country : Mexico
  • Synonyms : F. chiapensis, Brandegee 1914, F. heterotricha, Lundell 1940
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite, membranous, with scattered hairs on the lower surface along the veins, petiole 8-23mm long, stipules narrowly lanceolate, dark brown, ca. 0,5mm wide, 0,5-1mm long, crassate, deciduous
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  • Leaf dimensions : 15-40(-50)mm long x 8-23(-30)mm wide
  • Leaf shape : elliptic-ovate
  • Leaf margin : subentire to dentate
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : acute to cuneate
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  • Veins : secondary veins 4-6 on either side of the midvein
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  • Branches : branchlets 5 to 15 cm long, lightly to densely strigose with tan to white hairs