'Cheri R'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Cheri R'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia acuminata

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 6 distichous bracts, bright orange to red-orange; rachis bright orange to red-orange; sepals yellow-orange, some with very faint dark green distal band; ovary dark orange; pedicel light orange. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.8 to 1.1 m (2.5 to 3.5 feet).

Nominant:  J. Kress (1990)

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






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