Family Heliconiaceae
Basionym Heliconia lennartiana W. J. Kress
Original Identification Heliconia
Current Taxon Heliconia lennartiana W. J. Kress
Protologue location in folder
Protologue Citation Selbyana 9: 161-163, f. 4. 1986.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype (2 sheets)
DUKE Accession Number 333793
Comments  
Primary Collector W. J. Kress
Collector Number 83-1593
Collection Date 25 Aug 1983
Country Panama
Province/State Cocle
Plant Location Notes above sawmill above El Cope, 2000 ft elev, on steep hillside at edge of 1° forest (also in understory).
Plant Description Notes Musa-like; 2 m tall; petiole 75 cm long; blade 125 cm long, 26 cm wide, upper surface dark green, lower surface green, glabrous; inflorescence erect, 35 cm long; peduncle red; rachis red oranged; cincinnal bract distichous; bract margins straight, inside yellow orange with green margin, glabrous, outside red and yellow with green margins, glabrous.
Broad geographical location Central America
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