A genus of about 25 species of heather-like shrubs native to the temperate areas of South America. Most of them also grow at higher altitudes. It is in the nightshade family. The genus is characterized by solitary tubular flowers that have five stamens and capsular fruit.
Name Derivation: Named for the Archbishop Francisco Fabian y Fuero, 18th century Spanish promoter of botany
Fabiana is in the family Solanaceae.