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  • F. putumayensis
  • F. putumayensis
  • F. putumayensis
  • F. putumayensis
  • F. putumayensis

F. putumayensis

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : slender, divergent, puberulent, 8-25mm long
  • Ovary : oblong, 4-5mm long x 1.5-2mm wide, puberulent, reddish
  • Tube color : nitid orange to coral red
  • Tube shape : narrowly funnelform, finely puberulent outside, pubescent inside in the lower part
  • Tube dimensions : 15-27mm long x 2-2.5mm wide at the base, slightly constricted-1.5-2mm wide above the nectary, gradually widened above until 4-7mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : nitid orange to coral red
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : lanceolate
  • Sepal tips : acuminate, with a 1.5 to 2 mm long tip in bud, divergent at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 8-11mm long x 3-5mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : orange red
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : delicate, elliptic-oblong, obtuse or mucronate at the apex, somewhat erose-margined, strongly spreading and recurved at anthesis
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 6-9mm long x 3-4mm wide
  • Nectary : unlobed, 1-1.2mm high, about 0.8mm thick
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : orange red, 4-6mm x 2.5-4mm long
  • Anthers : elliptic-oblong, 1.5-2.3mm long x about 1mm wide, cream
  • Pistil :
  • Style : glabrous, light red
  • Stigma : subglobose, slightly 4-lobed apically, cream-pink, exserted shortly above the anthers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : numerous in mostly compact, terminal and subterminal racemes, rachis 1 to 4 (to 10) cm long, bracts lance-linear, 10 to 25 mm long, more-or-less recurved, often deciduous
  • Flower size :
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  • Fruit : oblong-ellipsoid, 10-12mm long x 5-9mm wide, subnitid red purple
  • Seed : tan, 1-1.2mm long x 0.6-0.8mm wide
  • Habit : shrubs or subshrubs
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 1-3 m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks : natural hybridization with F. nigricans is known to occur
  • Named :
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1943
  • Botanist : Munz
  • Authors : Munz 1943
  • Original publication : Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. IV, 25: 41 1943
  • Habitat : in low cloud forest in the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia from Antioquia to Valle, and on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera Central and Cordillera Oriental in Colombia and Ecuador, from Cauca south to Napo
  • Elevation : 1400-2100
  • Native country : Colombia, Ecuador
  • Synonyms :
  • Gametic chromosome number n = 11

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite, firmly membranous, petioles 6 to 15 mm long, puberulent to subglabrous, stipules lance-deltoid, thick at the base and subulate at the apex, occasionally connate, 1 to 2 mm long, 0.4 to 0.8 mm wide, deciduous
  • Foliage color upper side : matte green and glabrous
  • Foliage color lower side : pale green and subglabrous to finely puberulent along the subelevated nerves
  • Leaf dimensions : 6-15cm long x 3-7cm wide
  • Leaf shape : elliptic
  • Leaf margin : subentire
  • Leaf tip : acute to subacuminate
  • Leaf base : rounded to acute
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 9 to 13 on either side of the midvein, impressed above
  • Stems :
  • Branches : young growth minutely puberulent, branchlets terete, 2 to 5 mm thick, green to dull purple, older stems pale tan gray, with finely fissured bark