'Oliveira's Sharonii'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Oliveira's Sharonii'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 6 distichous bracts, red over cheek, yellow at base, extending under green lip distally and on keel, green on medial and distal lip to tip, maroon on distal keel, basal bract with green keel. Rachis yellow; sepals green distally with white tip, white proximally; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid, midrib maroon above and below, lower blade surface maroon. Height 0.6 to 2.7 m (2 to 9 feet).

Nominant:  F. Berry and J. Kress (1991)

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


Heliconia stricta 'Oliveira's Sharonii'





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