'Lee Moore'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Lee Moore'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 3 to 5 distichous bracts, red, usually with thin yellow lip, basal bract with green keel; rachis red at basal bract, reddish or yellow between upper bracts; sepals dark green distally with white tip, white proximally; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, with a maroon stripe on upper and lower
midrib, petiole maroon. Height 0.6 to 1.2 m (2 to 4 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry (1988)

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





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