'Fan'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Fan'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia lingulata

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 7 to 27 distichous bracts, yellow to yellow-green on cheeks with light red to orange on distal parts of lower bracts; rachis yellow or yellow-green; sepals pale green-
yellow or yellow; ovary pale green distally and pale yellow proximally; pedicel green-yellow. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.5 to 5.2 m (5 to 17 feet).

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

 

Heliconia lingulata 'Fan'
Heliconia lingulata 'Fan'
(Photo by W.J. Kress, Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution)

  

 

 

 

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