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This genus is accepted, and its native range is New Zealand, Society Islands, Mexico to Tropical America.
Fuchsia Plum. ex L.

[FTEA]

Onagraceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1953

Morphology General Habit
Mostly shrubs, erect or climbing, less commonly trees or almost herbaceous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, whorled or alternate, entire to serrulate
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules small, caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers regular, normally pink, red or purple, rarely white or greenish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 4
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacle prolonged beyond the ovary into a “calyx-tube” or hypanthium, which is usually coloured and is caducous after flowering
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 4, rarely 0
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 8, the 4 antepetalous ones shorter than the others
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma capitate or clavate, entire or lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary Ovules
Ovules pluriseriate in each cell of the 4-celled ovary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a few- to many-seeded berry
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds without hairs.

Native to:

Antipodean Is., Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Society Is., Venezuela

Introduced into:

Azores, Canary Is., Chatham Is., Falkland Is., Great Britain, Hawaii, Ireland, Jamaica, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, Madeira, Malaya, Rwanda, Réunion, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Tanzania

Fuchsia Plum. ex L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 23, 2006 Wood [11575], Bolivia K000275726
Berry, P.E. [4440], Brazil K001077067
Harley, R.M. [20340], Brazil K001077071
Berry, P.E. [4546], Brazil K001077068
Berry, P.E. [4548], Brazil K001077069
Plowman, T.C. [12885], Brazil K001077070

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1191 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 498 (1754)

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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