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Cultivar epithet:  'Bushmaster

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia mariae x pogonantha holerythra

Description:  Pendent inflorescence; 40 to 60 distichous bracts, red; rachis red; sepals faint yellow at tip, mostly clear white, and faint pink at base; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, with maroon tint near petiole of lower leaf midrib. Height 4.6 to 6 m (15 to 20 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry and J. Kress (1991)

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


Heliconia mariae x pogonantha holerythra 'Bushmaster'






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