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  • F.microphylla var.hemsleyana
  • F. microphylla ssp. hemsleyana

F. microphylla ssp. hemsleyana

FLOWER PARTS

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  • Tube color : red
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  • Sepal color upper : red
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  • Corolla opening color : red
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MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : perfect flowers, pedicels 5 to 11 mm long, hypanthium subcylindric, 7 to 11 mm long, 2.4 to 3.7 mm wide at rim, 1.4 to 2.5 mm wide at base, pubescent, sepals 3.5 to 5.2 mm long, 1.4 to 2.6 wide at base, reflexed to spreading, the apex acuminate to caudate, hypanthium and sepals red, petals red, 1.6 to 2.4 mm long, 1.4 to 1.7 mm wide, the apex rounded, puberulent, nectary entire, 0.9 to 1.2 mm long, episepalous stamens exserted 1.2 to 1.6 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, filaments unequal, the episepalous ones 0.8 to 1 mm long, the epipetalous ones 1.2 to 1.5 mm long, anthers 1.2 to 1.6 mm long, 0.5 to 0.7 mm thick, style 12.5 to 19.2 mm long, the stigma exserted 3.5 to 8 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes suberect, 0.5 to 0.9 mm long. pistillate flowers, pedicel 4 to 9 mm long; hypanthium 3.4 to 4.6 mm long, 1.1 to 1.6 mm wide at rim, 0.8 to 1.1 mm wide at base; sepals 2.8 to 3.6 mm long, 0.9 to 1.2 mm wide at base ; petals 0.7 to 1.2 mm long, 0.4 to 0.8 mm wide; nectary 0.7 to 0.9 mm high; style 5.2 to 6.1 mm long, the stigma exserted 1.5 to 2.3 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes 0.8 to 1.2 mm long.
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  • Seed : 16-24 per berry, 2-2.1mm long x 0.9-1.1mm wide
  • Habit : shrub, occasionally epiphytic
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  • Height : 1-4 m
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  • Year (of first description) : 1969
  • Botanist : Breedlove
  • Authors : (Woodson & Seibert) Breedlove 1969
  • Original publication : Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 53: 47 1969
  • Habitat : common in the understory of evergreen cloud forests on the high volcanos of Costa Rica and northern Panama
  • Elevation : 1500-3100
  • Native country : Costa Rica, Panama
  • Synonyms : F. hemsleyana, Woodson & Seibert 1937, F. pulchella, Woodson & Seibert 1937
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : subcoriaceous, the margins and main veins ciliate, petiole 4-15 mm long
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  • Leaf dimensions : 0.2-30mm long x 6-12mm wide
  • Leaf shape : lanceolate to elliptic
  • Leaf margin : entire to serrate
  • Leaf tip : acute to acuminate
  • Leaf base : attenuate
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  • Branches : branchlets 5 to 30 cm long, canescent with white hairs, older branches 5 to 25 mm thick