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  • F. microphylla ssp.microphylla
  • F. microphylla
  • F. microphylla var.microphylla
  • F. microphylla
  • F. microphylla
  • F. microphylla ssp. micophylla

F. microphylla ssp. microphylla

FLOWER PARTS

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  • Ovary :
  • 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 6 to 12 mm long, hypanthium subcylindric to cylindric, 7 to 10.5 mm long, 2.9 to 4.2 mm wide at rim, 1.8 to 2.6 mm wide at base, glabrous or with a few scattered hairs outside, sepals 3.5 to 6 long, 2.2 to 2.8 mm wide at base, spreading, the apex mucronate to long acuminate, hypanthium and sepals purplish-red, petals pale purplish-red, 3.5 to 5.8 mm long, 2.5 to 4.4 mm wide, the apex emarginate, slightly pubescent on the outer surface, nectary entire, 1.1 to 1.4 mm high, episepalous stamens exserted 1.4 to 2.4 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, filaments unequal, the episepalous ones 0.9 to 1.3 mm long, the epipetalous ones 1.5 to 1.9 mm long, anthers 1.2 to 1.7 mm long, 0.5 to 0.8 mm thick, style 11.4 to 17.2 mm long, the stigma exserted 4.2 to 7.5 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes spreading, 0.4 to 0.7 mm long. pistillate flowers, pedicels 4 to 10 mm long, hypanthium 3 to 6.5 mm long, 1.4 to 2.6 mm wide at rim, 1.2 to 2 mm wide at base, sepals 2.3 to 4 mm long, 1 to 2.1 mm wide at base, petals 1.6 to 3 mm long, 0.8 to 1.8 mm wide, nectary 0.7 to 0.9 mm high, style 5.4 to 8.6 mm long, the stigma exserted 1.5 to 3 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes 0.8 to 1.3 mm long.
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  • Fruit :
  • Seed : 12-18 per berry, 1.8-2.6mm long x 0.9-1.2mm wide
  • Habit : shrub
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  • Height : 0.5-3 m
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  • Year (of first description) : 1969
  • Botanist : Breedlove
  • Authors : Breedlove 1969
  • Original publication : Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 103 1823
  • Habitat : in forests of pine, oak, and fir on the higher slopes of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt from Jalisco to Vera Cruz, also in fir and evergreen cloud forests on isolated high mountains of the Sierra Madre Oriental of Hidalgo, the Sierra Madre of Guerrero and the Sierra de Zempoaltepetl of Oaxaca
  • Elevation : 2100-3200
  • Native country : Mexico
  • Synonyms : F. minutiflora var. typica, Munz 1943, F. mixta, Hemsley 1878, F. notarsii, Lehmann 1852, F. uniflora, Sesse & Mociño 1888, Myrinia microphylla, (H. B. K.) Lilja 1840
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : coriaceous, petiole 0.5 to 7 mm long
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  • Leaf dimensions : 8-30(-40)mm long x 4-12mm wide
  • Leaf shape : narrowly elliptic to elliptic
  • Leaf margin : serrate from the apex to the middle, entire from the middle to the base, glabrous to ciliate on the margins
  • Leaf tip : acute to mucronate
  • Leaf base : attenuate
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  • Branches : branchlets 5 to 15 cm long, subglabrous or canescent with white or brown hairs, older branches 5 to 20 mm thick