Year Introduced: 2012
An unusual hybrid that resembles an encliandra. Freely produces truly tiny dark orange red flowers (along with proportionately large black berries) on a small, free branching plant. Very pretty, would make a lovely bonsai.
Tube: Dark red 53A; short, thin. Only 4mm (1/8") long, and half as wide.
Sepals: Dark red 53A. Only 2mm long, half as wide, held horizontally, tips recurved.
Corolla: Dark orange red N34A. Fully flared petals are just 2mm long.
Foliage: Mid green, leaves somewhat thicker and larger than a normal encliandra type.
Parentage: F. cylindracea x F. paniculata.
AFS 8217, NKvF 5005
Toosje Vantveer No 8217 (Smits 2013)
COROLLA: full flared, saucer shaped, wavy petal margins; opens and matures dark orange red (N34A); 2mm (1/16") long x 2mm (1/16") wide
SEPALS are horizontal, tips recurved; dark red (53A) upper and lower surfaces; 2mm (1/16") long x 1mm (1/16") wide
TUBE is dark red (53A); short and thin; 4mm (1/8") long x 2mm (1/16") wide
STAMENS: none; white anthers
PISTIL extends 1mm (1/16") beyond the corolla; light coral (38A) style and stigma
BUD is triphylla shape
FOLIAGE is medium green (N137B) upper surface; medium green (138A) lower surface
Leaves are 34mm (1 (3/8") long x 15mm (9/16") wide, lanceolate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, acute bases. Veins, stems and branches are green
PARENTAGE:. cylindracea x. paniculata
Makes good upright, bonsai or miniature
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom color and foliage color in limited light
Tested 13 years in Rhenen, The Netherlands
Nomination by N.K.v.F as recommendable cultivar
Distinguished by red miniature flowers.
Hybridiser: A. Smits 2012 NL
Seed Parent F. cylindracea
Pollen Parent F. encliandra
NKvF number: 5005
AFS number: 8217
Approval Number: 120109
Flower: single, standing off to a solid neutral stem D.rood / red, 4mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter around D.rood 53A, 4x2mm.
Sepals: half up position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, color completely dark 53A, 2x1mm.
Petals: saucer-shaped top, bottom view square, completely outstanding, the petals are normally formed with a serrated edge, whole red color N34A, 2x2mm.
Filament, the filaments are fused to the tube.
Style: orange pink, 6mm.
Stigma: orange pink, cleft.
Bud: triphyllas shape, diameter round, axillary one button per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: round and dark, 5x4mm.
Journal: lancet shape, top and foot spire, slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, smooth and flat, veins deepens, color dark green top, bottom, midrib, veins and light green petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: small shrub found in filtered light, best color in filtered light.
self branching and very strong plant with tiny flowers F. encliandra type. Is also suitable for the formation of a bonsai. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
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