'Hatchet'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Hatchet'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 7 distichous bracts, dark red; rachis red; sepals green distally and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.8 to 3 m (6 to 10 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1987)

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

  

 

 

 

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