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Heliconia orthotricha
Heliconia orthotricha

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NTBG Plant Name:
Heliconia orthotricha
Barcode:
PTBG1000020407
Specimen ID:
058802
Collector ID:
4075
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
July 7, 1990
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
QCNE,US
Observers:
Edgar Gudino, Roger Peckenpaugh, and Roy Yamakawa
Region:
Americas
Country:
EC
State:
MORONA SANTIAGO PROVINCE
Locality:
Mendez-Morona road, 12.9 km from Mendez; at edge of forest along road.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Fronds dark dull green above with glossy raised lateral veins and whitish-green midvein, below glossy grey-green with darkergreen lateral veins; inflorescence erect; peduncle green with maroon speckles, lowest bract with green keel extending to leaf-like appendage, face scarlet with narrow dark maroon band, then narrow green band with clear margin; upper bracts bright yellowish along keel with scarlet face and margin of narrow black then dark green bands; inside of bracts yellow; flower white at base with dark green apex.
Comments:
Specimen consists of two sheets (058802 & 058803).
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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