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Cultivar epithet:  'Lillian'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 7 distichous bracts, pink proximally shading to red distally, basal bract with green
tip; rachis pink to light red; sepals yellow with distal blue-green band or blotches and yellow tip; ovary green distally and green-yellow proximally; pedicel pale yellow to cream. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.8 to 1.5 m (2.5 to 5 feet).

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





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