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  • F. steyermarkii
  • F. steyermarkii

F. steyermarkii

FLOWER PARTS

  • Pedicel : 16-18mm long
  • Ovary : oblong, 4-5mm and about 2mm wide
  • Tube color : rose red
  • Tube shape : narrowly funnelform, loosely strigose-pilose outside, pilose inside in lower part
  • Tube dimensions : 33-37mm long x 2.5-3mm wide and bulbous at the base, narrowed-about 2mm wide above the nectary and gradually widened above until 5-6mm wide at the rim
  • Sepal color upper : rose red
  • Sepal color lower :
  • Sepal shape : lanceolate
  • Sepal tips : acuminate
  • Sepal dimensions : 13-15mm long x 3-4mm wide
  • Corolla opening color : red
  • Corolla mature color :
  • Corolla shape : lanceolate, acute to subacuminate at the apex
  • Corolla silhouette :
  • Petal margins :
  • Corolla dimensions : 9-10mm long x about 3mm wide
  • Nectary : unlobed, about 1.5mm high
  • Stamens :
  • Filaments : red, 8-9mm x 6-7mm long
  • Anthers : oblong, 2.5-3mm long and about 2mm wide, cream yellow
  • Pistil :
  • Style : red, loosely villous for most of its length
  • Stigma : capitate, slightly 4-lobed at the apex, 2mm long x 2-3mm wide, exserted 1-3mm. beyond the anthers

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
  • Flowers : few and axillary near the branch tips
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  • Fruit :
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  • Habit : densely pilose, many-branched shrub
  • Hardiness:
  • Height : 2m
  • Light/Climate :
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  • Remarks :
  • Named : after Dr. Julian Alfred Steyermark, a well known American plant collector
  • Lookalikes :
  • Year (of first description) : 1982
  • Botanist : Berry P.E.
  • Authors : Berry 1982
  • Original publication : Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 69: 79 1982
  • Habitat : known only from the type locality on the eastern slopes of the Andes in southernmost Ecuador. Santiago-Zamora in deep forest along the Río Valladolid between the west side of the Río Valladolid at Tambo Vallodolid to the Río Molino above Tambo Vallodolid and between Rancho Achupallas and Tambo Valladolid
  • Elevation : 2000-2700
  • Native country : Ecuador
  • Synonyms :
  • Gametic chromosome number n =

FOLIAGE

  • Leaves : opposite to quaternate but usually appearing fasciculate due to the very reduced lateral shoots, firmly membranous, petioles 0.2 to 2 mm long, stipules dark, lance-linear, about 1.5 mm long, subpersistent
  • Foliage color upper side : subglossy dark green and sparsely strigose
  • Foliage color lower side : pale and densely pilose along central nerve and margin
  • Leaf dimensions : 20-70mm long x 2-3mm wide
  • Leaf shape : linear
  • Leaf margin : strongly revolute
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : acute
  • Pubescence :
  • Veins : secondary veins mostly inconspicuous, midvein strongly prominent below
  • Stems :
  • Branches : branchlets subterete, 1.5 to 4 mm thick, pilose, with copper-colored bark