1. Family: Onagraceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Fuchsia Plum. ex L.
      1. Fuchsia arborescens Sims

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Guatemala.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Evergreen shrub or small tree to 8 m. high, normally glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or in threes, elliptic to oblong-oblanceolate, mostly about 5–15 cm. long, and 2–5 cm. wide, acute or acuminate at both ends.
    Flowers
    Flowers red-purple, in erect corymbose many-flowered panicles.
    Hypanthium
    Hypanthium (see generic description) 3–8 mm. long, 1–3 mm. wide at top.
    Calyx
    Sepals linear to lanceolate, up to 9 mm. long and 2.5 mm. wide.
    Corolla
    Petals shorter than sepals.
    Fruits
    Berry subglobose, up to about 10 mm. thick, purplish (fide Munz, l.c.).
    Habitat
    “ Said to have been collected in open evergreen forest and to be fairly common ” ( Greenway 5896); about 1220–1520 m.
    Distribution
    T3 America, from Mexico to Panama, and perhaps native in Colombia

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guatemala, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest

    Introduced into:

    Madeira, Tanzania

    Fuchsia arborescens Sims appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Mag. 53: t. 2620 (1826)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2012). Nova Silva Cusatlantica. Árboles natinos e introducidos de El Salvador. Parte 2: Angiospermae - Familias M a P y Pteridophyta Englera 29-2: 1-300.
    • López Patiño, E.J., Szeszko, D.R., Rascala Pérez, J. & Beltrán Retis, A.S. (2012). The flora of the Tenacingo-Malinalco-Zumpahuacán protected natural area, state of Mexico, Mexico Harvard Papers in Botany 17: 65-167.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1953). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Onagraceae: 1-21.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • GBIF (2008-continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Brenan, J.P.M. (1953). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Onagraceae: 1-21.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Munz in Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 25: 84 (1943).
    • Sims in Bot. Mag. t. 2620 (1826).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0