'Choconiana'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Choconiana'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 6 distichous bracts, orange with pale green on outer tip of basal bract; rachis orange; sepals orange with distal dark green or black band and yellow-white tip; ovary bright orange distally and pale orange below; pedicel orange. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.3 to 2.4 m (1 to 8 feet).

Nominant:  D. Ball (1984?)

Publication:  Berry, F. and W.J. Kress. 1991. Heliconia: An identification guide. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington

 

Heliconia psittacorum 'Choconiana'
Heliconia psittacorum 'Choconiana'

 

  

 

 

 

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