'St. Vincent Red'



Heliconia Society of Puerto Rico, Inc.

Home        Heliconias        Newsletter        Members        Resources        Links


Cultivar epithet:  'St. Vincent Red'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia psittacorum

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 4 to 6 distichous bracts, bright to deep red shading to orange proximally; rachis orange distally shading to reddish proximally; sepals orange with indistinct green-black area distally; ovary orange distally, pale orange or yellow proximally; pedicel orange. Vegetation musoid. Height 0.8 to 1.8 m (2.5 to 6 feet).

Nominant:  I. Bannochie (1972?)

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


Heliconia psittacorum 'St. Vincent Red'






Home        Heliconias        Zingiberales        Newsletter        Members        Resources        Links

Heliconia Society of Puerto Rico, P.O. Box 3295, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00984-3295

HSPR 2003-2005.  All rights reserved.