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Fuchsia

Fuchsia hybrida

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uchsia (pronounced /ˈfjuːʃə/ FEW-shə) is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees. The first, Fuchsia triphylla, was discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (present day Dominican Republic and Haiti) in 1703 by the French Minim monk and botanist, Charles Plumier. He named the new genus after the renowned German botanist Leonhart Fuchs (1501–1566) (Wikipedia)

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Valdivia, XIV Región de Los Ríos, Chile

Spotted on Mar 4, 2011
Submitted on Mar 4, 2011

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