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Cultivar epithet:  'Tagami'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia stricta

Description:  Erect inflorescence; 5 to 10 distichous bracts, dark to bright red with yellow, orange, or gold at base and on proximal lip and keel, green on distal lip and keel; rachis yellow or gold at upper bracts shading to green below; sepals dark green distally with white tip, white below; ovary and pedicel white. Vegetation musoid. Height 1.5 to 3.4 m (5 to 11 feet).

Publication:  Kepler, A.K. 1989. Exotic tropicals of Hawaii. Mutual Publishing, Honolulu.

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


Heliconia stricta 'Tagami'






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