1. Family: Onagraceae Juss.
    1. Fuchsia Plum. ex L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is New Zealand, Society Islands, Mexico to Tropical America.

    [FTEA]

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

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    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
    Harley, R.M. [20340], Brazil K001077071
    Plowman, T.C. [12885], Brazil K001077070
    Berry, P.E. [4440], Brazil K001077067
    Berry, P.E. [4546], Brazil K001077068
    Berry, P.E. [4548], Brazil K001077069

    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)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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/
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    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/
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