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NTBG Plant Name:
Heliconia orthotricha
Barcode:
PTBG1000020522
Specimen ID:
059002
Collector ID:
4022
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
July 1, 1990
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
QCNE,US,MO
Observers:
R. Peckenpaugh and R. Yamakawa
Region:
Americas
Country:
EC
State:
NAPO PROVINCE
Elevation:
450
Locality:
Along roadside E from Jatun Sacha towards Rio Napo, ca 1 km from river.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Erect herb to 12 ft; fronds five ft long, dark green above with pale green midvein, below grey-green with whitish-green midvein; inflorescence erect, bracts deep scarlet with dark green to light green upper margin; inside of bracts whitish-yellow with dark green margin; floral bracts white; tepals white with dark green apex.
Habitat:
Secondary vegetation.
Associated Species:
Dominated by Erythrina and Artocarpus.
Comments:
Specimen consists of five sheets (059000-059004).
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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