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  • F. sanctae-rosae
  • F. sanctae-rosea
  • F.sancta-rosae
  • F. sanctae-rosae

F. sanctae-rosae

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : drooping, pubescent, 12-18mm long, 1-2mm thick
  • Ovary : cylindrical, about 7mm long x 2mm in diameter
  • Tube color : orange
  • Tube shape : narrowly funnelform, pubescent outside, more sparsely pubescent inside
  • Tube dimensions : 47-58mm long x 3-5mm in diameter at the slightly bulbous base, narrowing-2-4mm wide above, then widening again-about 8mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : orange
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : narrowly lanceolate, densely pubescent outside, glabrous inside
  • Sepal tips : spreading at anthesis
  • Sepal dimensions : 16-17mm long x about 4mm wide at the base, the distalmost 2-3mm free in bud
  • Corolla opening color : orange
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : 4, glabrous, narrowly elliptic,
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 16-18mm long x 4-5mm wide
  • Nectary :
  • Stamens : stamens 8, the antesepalous ones 12-13 mm long, the antepetalous ones 8 to 9 mm long
  • Filaments :
  • Anthers : about 4 long x 1.5mm wide
  • Pistil :
  • Style : sparsely pubescent and protruding from the floral tube
  • Stigma : capitate, slightly 4lobed at the apex, 2-2.5mm long x about 1.5mm wide

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : to four per node, pendent in the uppermost leaf axils
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  • Flower bud :
  • Fruit : unripe berries oblong, densely pubescent, 8-12mm long x 3-6mm wide
  • Seed :
  • Habit : scandent shrub or liana to ten meters above ground, with long, flexuous-arcuate, mostly unbranched shoots to several meters long, young growth densely puberulent
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  • Remarks :
  • Named : named after the city of Santa Rosa in Bolivia
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1898
  • Botanist : Kuntze O.
  • Authors : Kuntze 1898
  • Original publication : Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 98 1898
  • Habitat : scattered to locally frequent in cloud forest from Cuzco Department in Peru to Cochabamba Department in Bolivia
  • Elevation : 1400-3000
  • Native country : Bolivia, southern Peru
  • Synonyms : F. boliviana, Britton 1890, F. weberbaueri, Krause 1905, F. brittonii, Johnston 1925, F. filipes, Rusby 1927
  • Gametic chromosome number n =

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : in whorls of three or four, petioles stout, pubescent, 2 to 4 mm long, stipules narrowly lanceolate, 1.5 to 2 mm long.
  • Foliage color upper side : green and sparsely pubescent
  • Foliage color lower side : paler and densely pubescent in young leaves, with erect trichomes about 0.25 mm long, older leaves with trichomes persistent along the midvein and secondary veins of both surfaces
  • Leaf dimensions : 3-6cm long x 1-3cm wide
  • Leaf shape : elliptic to obelliptic
  • Leaf margin : subentire to glandular-denticulate
  • Leaf tip : variable from rounded and mucronate to obtuse or acute
  • Leaf base : acute to obtuse
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins 13 to 15 on either side of the midvein, the midrib elevated on lower surface
  • Stems :
  • Branches : branchlets with erect trichomes about 0.25 mm long, older branches with exfoliating brown to red-brown bark