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NTBG Plant Name:
Heliconia chartacea
Identified As:
'Sexy yellow'
Barcode:
PTBG1000059083
Specimen ID:
S012472
Collector ID:
10434
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
October 27, 2013
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
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 yellow toward base, greenish yellow toward margins. Flowers green. Cultivated. Cultivar name Sexy Yellow, or Meeana Yellow. 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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