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Cultivar epithet:  'Nappi'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 8 to 12 distichous to slightly spiral bracts, pale red to red over most of cheek, green along lip and distal keel, yellow along proximal keel and below green lip proximally.  Rachis red to yellow with pink or green tint, sepals light to dark green distally and white below, ovary and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 8 to 12 feet.

Nominant:  D. Carli

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


Heliconia bihai 'Nappi'






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