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NTBG Plant Name:
Heliconia chartacea
Identified As:
'Sexy scarlet'
Barcode:
PTBG1000059077
Specimen ID:
S072803
Collector ID:
10432
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
October 27, 2013
Herbarium Name:
PTBT
Region:
Americas
Country:
US
Island Group:
GREATER ANTILLES
Island:
Puerto Rico
County:
Guaynabo County
Elevation:
110
Locality:
Near Guaynabo. Seeds from farm of Dr. Jose R. Abreu Deliz (Cond. Madre Selva, Apt. 401, Ebano I7, Guaynabo P.R. 00968).
Num Duplicates:
1 (seed coll.)
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomatous perennial herb, stems clumping. Inflorescence pendant, bracts scarlet toward base, margins and tips green, flowers green. Cultivated. Cultivar name Sexy Scarlet. Seed collection voucher.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Farm, with cultivated cut flowers and fruit trees.
Comments:
Seed collected and donated by Jose Abreu Deliz.
Date of Record Creation:
November 8, 2013
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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