Heliconia acuminata

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Heliconia acuminata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Heliconiaceae
Genus: Heliconia
Species: H. acuminata
Binomial name
Heliconia acuminata
Rich.
Synonyms[1]

Bihai acuminata (A.Rich.) Kuntze

Heliconia acuminata (syn.: Heliconia pearcei Rusby) of Heliconiaceae family is an erect herb typically growing 1.6 m tall, native to Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia and Peru (South America).[2][3] It is also grown as an ornamental in other regions.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List Heliconia acuminata
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Heliconia acuminata
  3. ^ Richard, Louis Claude Marie. 1831. Nova Acta Physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum Exhibentia Ephemerides sive Observationes Historias et Experimenta 15(Suppl.): 26–27, t. 11–12, Heliconia acuminata
  4. ^ Lorenzi, H.; Souza, M.S. (2001) Plantas Ornamentais no Brasil: arbustivas, herbáceas e trepadeiras. Plantarum ISBN 85-86714-12-7