'Lobster Claw Two'

 

 

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Cultivar epithet:  'Lobster Claw Two'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 7 to 13 distichous bracts, pinkish at base, red-orange over most of bract (paler on lower cheek), green on distal lip, keel of lower bracts, and tip, thin yellow stripe
under most of green lip; rachis pink; sepals green distally and white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, stem red. Height 2.4 to 4.2 m (8 to 14 feet).

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

 


Heliconia bihai 'Lobster Claw Two'

 

  

 

 

 

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