'Lobster Claw One'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Lobster Claw One'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 7 to 12 distichous bracts, red with green tip, lip dark green distally with whitish line above; rachis red; sepals green distally and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, lower midrib with maroon stripe from base to about half; leaves slightly undulate. Height 1.5 to 4.9 m (5 to 16 feet).

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

 

Heliconia bihai 'Lobster Claw One'
Heliconia bihai 'Lobster Claw One'
 

  

 

 

 

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