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Cultivar epithet:  'She'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia orthotricha

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 5 to 7 distichous bracts, rose-pink with maroon-black line along distal lip overlaid with dark green line and narrow clear edge, basal bract with green keel, surface usually with velvety hairs.  Rachis pink shading to white, sepals green distally with tiny light green tip, white proximally, ovary and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid, with maroon stem and maroon on proximal third of lower midrib.  Height 6.5 feet.

Nominant:  D. Carli (1988)

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


Heliconia orthotricha 'She'






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