Fuchsia summa

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Fuchsia summa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae
Genus: Fuchsia
Species: F. summa
Binomial name
Fuchsia summa
P.E.Berry

Fuchsia summa is a species of plant in the Onagraceae family. It is endemic to Ecuador: Loja. Found on the road from Yangana to Cerro Toledo in open patches above the tree line at elevations from 3,100 to 3,450 meters. It forms a low shrub to one half meter tall. The dark-green, subcoriaceous leaves are densely packed along the stems. The tube and sepals are four-angled. The sepals are slightly shorter than the petals and have green tips.[1]

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  1. ^ P. E. Berry. Novon 5: 320 1995.