1321.000 Heliconia L.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Description as for the family.

Derivation of name: After Mount Helicon, seat of the Muses.

Worldwide: 1 genus; distribution as for the family.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Heliconia rostrata

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rostrata Ruiz & PavonDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Heliconia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Heliconia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Heliconia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Heliconia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Heliconia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Heliconia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Heliconia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Heliconia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1768, retrieved 17 January 2017

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