'Emerald Forest'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Emerald Forest'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 6 to 9 distichous bracts, green with yellow or white at the base of upper bracts, rachis greenish-white to yellow, sepals white with green stripes distally, ovary and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 4 to 12 feet.

Nominant:  D. Carli

Publication:  Kepler, A.K. 1989. Exotic tropicals of Hawaii. Mutual Publishing, Honolulu.

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


Heliconia bihai 'Emerald Forest'






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