Fouquieria splendens



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Fouquieria splendens Cactus garden Panchkula: Fouquieria splendens Engelm., Mem. Tour N. Mexico 98 1848.
syn: Fouquieria spinosa Kunth
Family: Fouquieriaceae
    Shrub reaching 6 m with long stems covered with small leaves blades falling off and petioles transforming into spines in the axils of which secondary clusters of leaves; flowers red in long panicles on long branches; sepals 5;
corolla tubular, 2.5 cm long with 5 recurved lobes; stamens 10-17, hairy near base; styles 3-branched; fruit a capsule, 2 cm long. Native to Mexico and S. California
    Planted in Cactus Garden, Panchkula, photographed on April 9, 2011
    Common names: Ocotillo, coach-whip, Vine-cactusJacob's-staff



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