'Nappi Yellow'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Nappi Yellow'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 to 8 distichous bracts, bright red at base and on proximal cheek with yellow over distal bract and along keel, green along lip, tip, and some on distal keel; rachis bright to dark red; sepals light to dark green distally and white
or clear below; ovary white, some with yellow tint; pedicel white, some with green tint. Vegetation musoid. Height 3.6 to 4.6 m (12 to 15 feet).

Nominant:  D. Carli

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

 

Heliconia bihai 'Nappi Yellow'
Heliconia bihai 'Nappi Yellow'
(Photo by W.J. Kress, Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution)

  

 

 

 

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