Fuchsia corymbiflora Ruiz & Pav., Fl. Peruv. 3: 87 1802. (syn: Fuchsia munzii J.F.Macbride; Fuchsia velutina I. M. Johnston);
Common name: Vine Fuchsia, Peruvian Berrybush • Hindi: फ़्यूक्सिया fyooksia
Costa Rica, Peru as per Catalogue of Life;
Fuchsia corymbiflora Ruiz & Pav. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Location: Chowrasta, Darjeeling, India
Date: 21 May 2017
Altitude: 7000 ft.
Fuchsia corymbiflora Ruiz & Pav. : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (8)
Location: Kalimpong, WB, India
Date: 10 May 2018
Altitude: 4600 ft.
Habit : Cultivated
this is my wow flower.
a few years ago had run into a story of one more doctor who had a strong leaning towards botany and the history of fuschia corymbiflora.
here it is fascinating and sometimes tragic history of plant collectors.
fascinating yet sad stories of the gardening craze in the historic UK.