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FamilyONAGRACEAE
Genus species var.Fuchsia  loxensis Kunth 
SynonymsFuchsia apiculata I.M.Johnst.
 Fuchsia hypoleuca I.M.Johnst.
 Fuchsia umbrosa Benth.
Territory Western South AmericaEcuadorPeru
thickets
Altitude1800-4000m
Description leaves oblanceolate, 2-5cm long, adaxially dark shiny green, reddish abaxially, flowers 3-4cm long, long, thinly pedicellate
Size40-60cm
Colororange red
Bloomspring, summer
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
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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