'Golden Torch Adrian'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Golden Torch Adrian'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum x spathocircinata

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 7 distichous to spiral bracts, maroon to dark red at base, distal half with yellow and splashes of
red, basal bract with faint green keel; rachis maroon to dark red, or yellow on light red; sepals golden with faint green distally; ovary bright yellow on tip and yellow with flush of green or dull green below; pedicel green-yellow. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.1 to 1.5 m (3.5 to 5 feet).

Nominant:  D. Carli (1989)

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

  

 

 

 

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