Fuchsia boliviana var. luxurians I.M.Johnst.
  • Contr. Gray Herb. 75: 38 (1925)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Fuchsia boliviana var. luxurians I.M.Johnst. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000692668. Accessed on: 29 Sep 2022'

General Information

Bushy shrub or small tree to 6 m. high, with rather open branching, the branchlets spreading or pendulous, mostly 2-4 mm. thick, terete to angled, soft- pilose to -pubescent; leaves opposite, sometimes alternate or in 3's, elliptic to oblong- lanceolate or -ovate, obtuse to rounded at base, acute to acuminate at apex, usually somewhat denticulate, soft-pubescent, with ca. 12-14 principal lateral veins on each side of the midrib, the blades 5-15 (-20) cm. long, 3-6 (-10) cm. wide; petioles 2-4 cm. long; stipules sublunate-lanceolate, scarcely 1 mm. long, decidu- ous; flowers few to many, in terminal drooping pubescent corymbs or panicles which elongate in fruit; bracts 7-25 mm. long, usually lanceolate and reflexed; pedicels 5-15 mm. long; floral tube tubular, 5-6 cm. long, usually dark red, slightly enlarged at base, then 1.5-2 mm. wide and gradually ampliate until 3.5-7 mm. wide at apex, more or less pubescent without and within; sepals red, lanceolate, acuminate, 17-2 0 mm. long, spreading-reflexed in anthesis; petals red, oblong, 9-13 mm. long, acute; stamens glabrous, the filaments reddish, anthers light in color, 2-3 mm. long; style slender, scarcely reaching the tips of the sepals; stigma subglobose, slightly lobed, 1-2 mm. thick; berry oblong-ellipsoid, 1-2 cm. long, 4-6 mm. thick, pubescent.

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    Habit

    shrub tree

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    Distribution

    A montane plant known from Jamaica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia and Venezuela. To be expected in higher mountains in Panama.

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     Information From

    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Onagraceae
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/Onagraceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).