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Fuchsia vulcanica  André Kunth;  Onagraceae

Arbustos que miden hasta 3 m de alto, con tallos de color rosado rojizo. Las hojas son elípticas, miden hasta 10 cm de largo; los bordes son ligeramente crenados, los pecíolos de color rosado rojizo. La inflorescencia tiene con pocas flores. Las flores son colgantes, miden hasta 8 cm de largo, de color rosado rojizo, son tubulares con 4 sépalos triangulares y 4 pétalos ovados. Los frutos son carnosos, miden hasta 1,5 cm de largo, de color verde con morado.

Distribución: Es endémica del Ecuador. En el PNC se encuentra en los remanentes boscosos en las partes bajas del páramo.

Shrubs up to 3 m tall, with reddish pink stems. The leaves are elliptic, up to 10 cm long; the margins are slightly crenate, the petioles red-dish pink. The inflorescence is few-flowered. The flowers are pendent, up to 8 cm long, reddish pink, tubular with 4 triangular sepals and 4 spathulate petals. The fruits are fleshy, up to 1.5 cm long, green with purple.

Distribution: Endemic to Ecuador. In CNP it is found in the forests patches in the lower parts of the páramo.

 
 
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