'Kuma Negro'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Kuma Negro'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 8 to 12 distichous bracts, dark red over most of cheek and proximal keel with green on lip and distal keel, yellow at base; rachis yellow with some green; sepals green distally and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 3.6 to 6 m (12 to 20 feet).

Nominant:  D. Carli (1988)

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

 

Heliconia bihai 'Kuma Negro'
Heliconia bihai 'Kuma Negro'
 

  

 

 

 

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