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  • F.paniculata var.paniculata
  • F.paniculata
  • F. paniculata
  • F. paniculata
  • F. paniculata
  • F. arborescens and F. paniculata
  • F. paniculata

F. paniculata ssp. paniculata

FLOWER PARTS

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  • 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 : gynodioecious or subdioecious. flowers erect and numerous in terminal, di- to trichotomously branched panicles, 10 to 14 cm long, 9 to 12 cm wide, narrowed towards the apex. perfect flowers, pedicels slender, 8 to 12 mm long, floral tube cylindric to subobconic, 4 to 8 mm long, 1 to 2 mm wide at base, 1.5 to 3 mm wide at the rim, often pilose within, sepals lanceolate, 5 to 10 mm long, 1.1 to 2.5 mm wide, spreading to reflexed at anthesis, tube and sepals rose-purple, petals lavender, lanceolate to elliptic, 4 to 10 mm long, 1.1 to 3.5 mm wide, acute at both ends, erect to spreading, nectary smooth to irregularly lobed ring 1.3 to 2 mm high adnate to the base of the tube, antisepalous filaments 4 to 13 mm long, antipetalous ones 2 to 11 mm long, pink, anthers broadly ovoid to reniform, 0.8 to 1.6 (to 2) mm long, 0.7 to1.4 mm thick, style sparsely pilose, either exserted beyond anthers with a shortly quadrilobed stigma or included below the anthers and the stigma strongly reduced, lavender. pistillate flowers, similar to the perfect ones except in the following characters, floral tube smaller, 3 to 5.5 mm long, 0.7 to 1.7 mm wide at base, 1.5 to 2.2 mm wide at rim, sepals 3.5 to 7 mm long, 0.7 to 1.3 mm wide, petals 2.3 to 4.5 mm long, 0.6- to .3 mm wide, nectary 0.8 to 1.4 mm high, antisepalous filaments 1.5 to 4.9 mm long, antipetalous ones 1.0 to 3.9 mm long, anthers abortive, 0.4 to 0.8 mm long, 0.2 to 0.6 mm thick, style stout, to 11 mm long, the.stigma well exserted above the stamens, quadri-lobed, lobes 0.6 to 1.9 mm long.
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  • Fruit : subglobose, 4-9mm long x 4-7mm wide, purple with a glaucous, waxy bloom
  • Seed : 1-1.4mm long x 0.5-0.8mm wide
  • Habit : erect woody shrubs or small trees, usually glabrous
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  • Height : 3-8 m
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  • Remarks : F. panuculata subsp. paniculata flowers throughout the year
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  • Year (of first description) : 1856
  • Botanist : Lindley
  • Authors : Berry & Breedlove 1996
  • Original publication : Gard. Chron. 1856: 301 1856
  • Habitat : moist oak-pine and evergreen cloud forest from Veracruz, Mexico south to central Panama and, north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, it occurs only on the wet Caribbean facing-slopes in Puebla, Veracruz, and Oaxaca States
  • Elevation : 800-3000
  • Native country : Mexico to Costa Rica
  • Synonyms : F. paniculata Lindl., F. liebmannii H. Lév., F. arborea Sessé & Moc., F. hamellioides Moc. & Sesse ex G. Don, F. syringiflora (Lem.) Carrière, Schufia arborescens (Sims) Spach, F. arborescens fo. parva Munz, F. arborescens fo. tenuis Munz, F. arborescens var. megalantha Donn. Sm., F. arborescens var. syringiflora Lem.
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite or 3-4-verticillate, subcoriaceous, petiole 8-26 mm long, stipules triangular, often connate, 0.8-1.2 mm long, 0.7-1.5 mm wide, deciduous
  • Foliage color upper side : deep lustrous green
  • Foliage color lower side : paler green
  • Leaf dimensions : 5-15.5cm long x 2-5.5cm wide
  • Leaf shape : elliptic to oblanceolate
  • Leaf margin : minutely to coarsely serrate
  • Leaf tip : acute to acuminate
  • Leaf base : acute to narrowly cuneate
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  • Branches : ranchlets ascending, 10 to 40 cm long, to 5 m thick, subtriangular to quadrangular, older branches and main trunk 2 to 15 cm thick