'Chocolate Dancer'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Chocolate Dancer'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 to 9 distichous bracts, chocolate (burnt sienna) color with light green stripe above and yellow border below along lip, small green tip, basal bract with partial green keel; rachis chocolate with small yellow area at medial base; sepals green distally and white below, ovary white with yellow tint; pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.8 to 3.4 m (6 to 11 feet).

Nominant:  J. Kress

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






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