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Fuchsia excorticata

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The flowers open pale green and matures to dark pink.
Family Onagraceae
Name Fuchsia excorticata
Etymology
Fuchsia Named after Leonard Fuchs, 16th century German botanist.
excorticata From Latin ex- meaning out of, and Latin corticatus meaning covered with bark, referring to the peeling bark..

  See also:  Fuchsias, NZ Natives

Fuchsia excorticata is the largest fuchsia in the world. This NZ native fuchsia grows to a small tree and is tolerant of full sun and salt winds. The pollen is blue. It flowers from Spring through to early Autumn. The flowers are followed by edible fruits that ripen to showy bright red.



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