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Cultivar epithet:  'Kamehameha'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 6 distichous bracts, red along cheek and yellow at base, on keel, and on lip, distal lip and tip with some green, basal bract mostly green. Rachis mainly yellow; sepals green distally and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.5 to 3.4 m (5 to 11 feet).

Nominant:  J. Kress and R. Baker (1988)

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


Heliconia bihai 'Kamehameha'





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