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FamilyONAGRACEAE
Genus species var.Fuchsia  magellanica Lam. 
SynonymsFuchsia chonotica Phil.
 Fuchsia conica Lindl.
 Fuchsia discolor Lindl.
Territory Central America
grassland and thickets
Altitude0-2000m
Description deciduous, leaves narrowly ovate to elliptic, irregularly dentate, to 5cm long, flowers ca. 25mm long, in axils of upper leaves
Size100-200cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 3-6 months, 18-24°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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