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  Fuchsia boliviana
 
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  Family: ONAGRACEAE
  Citation:  Fuchsia boliviana Carriere, Rev. Hort. 48: 150. 1876.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Bolivian Fuchsia
  Description: Shrub to 4 m; branches scandent, densely pubescent. Leaves ovate-oblong, to 20 x 10 cm, chartaceous; base rounded, margin finely glandular-toothed, apex acute, pubescent above, canescent below, nerves often reddish below; petiole to 9 cm. Corymbs terminal, to 30 cm, drooping; bracts foliaceous, ovate-acute, to 2 x 0.7 cm, glandular along margins; pedicel 1.5 cm. Hypanthium 6 cm long, dark red, broadening towards the mouth; lobes 4, lanceolate, 2 x 0.5 cm, reflexed. Petals 4, oblong, 1.5 x 0.5 cm, red. Stamens 8, hardly exserted; filaments alternately 1.3 and 1 cm. Ovary to 1.5 cm long, pubescent, 4-celled; ovules many, on axile placentae; style 7 cm, pubescent; stigma 4-lobed. Berry terete, 2 x 0.4 cm; stalk to 3 cm; seeds numerous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Introduced as garden plant, also running wild in the High Ranges
  Distribution: Native of Soutth America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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