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Cultivar epithet:  'Cochabamba'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 5 distichous bracts, red with yellow on proximal keel and lip, green on distal lip and tip, basal bract with green keel flecked with maroon; rachis pink on sides and yellow on edges; sepals primarily white, dark green distally with white tip; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.2 to 1.8 m (4 to 6 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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


Heliconia stricta 'Cochabamba'






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