'Josť Abalo'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Josť Abalo'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia imbricata x latispatha

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 15 to 17 spiral bracts, gold with orange tint on lip and towards tips of upper bracts, a pale pink flush on cheek base; rachis yellow with green tint; sepals pale olive green; ovary light green on top and cream below; pedicel yellow-green. Vegetation musoid, lower leaf surface sometimes
with light red near petiole. Height 1.8 to 5.5 m (6 to 18 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1989)

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


Heliconia imbricata x latispatha 'Josť Abalo'





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