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Heliconia caribaea cv. ‘Purpurea’

 

Heliconia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesGinger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyHeliconiaceaeHeliconia family
GenusHeliconiaFrom the Greek word helikonios, home of a temple of Poseidon
Speciescaribaea
Cultivar‘Purpurea’

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Heliconia caribaea cv. ‘Purpurea’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Heliconia caribaea (heliconia)

8/21/2004 · Hawaii Botanical Gardens, HI ID is uncertain