'Yellow Dancer'



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Cultivar epithet:  'Yellow Dancer'

Species/hybrid:  Heliconia bihai

Description:  Erect inflorescence, 5 to 12 distichous bracts, yellow with green on keel, tip and lip, especially of lower bracts, rachis yellow, sepals green and white distally and white below, ovary cream-yellow and pedicel white.  Vegetation musoid.  Height 5 to 14 feet.

Nominant:  J. Kress (1987)

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 bihai 'Yellow Dancer'






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