Shrubs with small scattered or imbricated leaves and solitary extra-axillary flowers. Calyx tubular, 5-lobed. Corolla tubular, funnel-shaped; limb shortly 5-lobed. Stamens 5, included. Fruit capsular, 2-celled, 2-valved, enveloped in the persistent calyx. The few species described are all South American. The name is commemorative.

1. F. imbricata. - A Heath-like evergreen shrub of close erect growth. Leaves small, crowded. Flowers pure white, produced in great profusion in May or June. This charming little shrub is a native of South Chili, and will, therefore, need protection in very severe weather, even in the South of England.