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  • F.obconica
  • F. obconica
  • F. obconica
  • F. obconica
  • F. obconica
  • F. obconica

F. obconica

FLOWER PARTS

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

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : staminate flowers, pedicels spreading to drooping, pubescent, 4 to 7 mm long, hypanthium obconic, 4.8 to 7.7 mm long, 1.8 to 2.6 mm wide at rim, 0.9 to 1.6 mm wide at base, pubescent outside, villous pubescent on the lower third inside, sepals lanceolate, 2.4 to 3.2 mm long, 1.2 to 1.8 mm wide at base, reflexed, the apex acuminate to cuspidate, the tips connivent in bud, hypanthium and sepals greenish-white to white, petals white, elliptic to rotund, 2.1 to 2.8 mm long, 1.9 to 2.5 mm wide, glabrous to sparsely puberulent, spreading, apex rounded, nectary a deeply four-lobed swollen disc, 0.5 to 0.8 mm high, episepalous stamens exserted 0.9 to 1.3 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, filaments equal, 0.7 to 1 mm long, anthers 1.2 to 1.5 mm long, 0.4 to 0.6 mm thick, style filiforma, 2.4 to 4.6 mm long, stigma usually undeveloped, ovary undeveloped. pistillate flowers, similar to the staminate in all except the following: pedicels 3 to 5 mm long, hypanthium subcylindric to obconic, 1.8 to 3.8 mm long, 1 to 1.5 mm wide at rim, 0.8 to 1.2 mm wide at base, sepals 0.9 to 1.6 mm long, 0.6 to 0.8 mm wide at base, petals 0.6 to 1 mm long, 0.3 to 0.6 mm wide, nectary 0.4 to 0.6 mm high, style 3.5 to 6 mm long, the stigma exserted 1.6 to 3.3 mm above the rim of the hypanthium, its lobes broadly lanceolate, suberect, 0.9 to 1.3 mm long
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  • Seed : 12-16 per berry, 2.1-2.6mm long x 0.9-1.1mm wide, oblanceolate to elliptic in outline, hilum subbasal
  • Habit : erect shrub
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  • Height : 1-3 m
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  • Remarks : dioecious
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  • Year (of first description) : 1969
  • Botanist : Breedlove
  • Authors : Breedlove 1969
  • Original publication : Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 53: 54 1969
  • Habitat : abundant in forests of pine and oak in scattered localities on the lower mountains of the Trans-Mexican
  • Elevation : 1700-2400
  • Native country : Mexico
  • Synonyms :
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite to subopposite, chartaecous to subcoriaceous, glabrous to sparsely puberulent on the upper surface, pubescent on the margin and veins below, petiole pubescent, 3 to 29 mm long
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  • Leaf dimensions : 11-63mm long x 6-24mm wide
  • Leaf shape : lanceolate or oblanceolate to broadly elliptic
  • Leaf margin : serrate
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : obtuse to cuneate
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  • Branches : branchlets ascending, vigorous, 20 to 60 cm long, 0.5 to 3 mm thick, quadrangular in transection, sparsely to densely canescent, older branches 15 to 35 mm thick