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Common name

English: Hummingbird fuchsia

German: Scharlach-Fuchsie

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        Family: Onagraceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Fuchsia (1)

            Epithet: magellanica Lam. (1)

magellanica => from the Straits of Magellan, South America (named in honor of Fernão de Magalhães (1480–1521), Portuguese explorer)

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Fuchsia magellanica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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