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NTBG Plant Name:
Heliconia orthotricha
Barcode:
PTBG1000030228
Specimen ID:
011578
Collector ID:
4059
Collector Name:
Tim Flynn
Collection Date:
July 5, 1990
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
QCNE,US
Determiner:
! W. J. Kress viii.92
Observers:
Edgar Gudino, Roger Peckenpaugh, and Roy Yamakawa
Region:
Americas
Country:
EC
State:
MORONA SANTIAGO PROVINCE
Elevation:
600
Locality:
Macas-Sucua road, 11 km from Macas.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Fronds erect, dark green above with raised, paler glossy veins and pale yellow midvein, below glossy grey-green with dark green veins and whitish-green midvein; peduncle pale yellow tinged red especially below bracts; bracts yellow on keel, with scarlet cheek, becoming black and then green, fading to yellow along margin; flowers green with dark green apex; fruit blue. In full sun.
Habitat:
Along roadside.
Comments:
Specimen consists of two sheets (011577 & 011578).
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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