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Taxon: Heliconia platystachys Baker

 
Genus: Heliconia
Family: Heliconiaceae
Nomen number: 27989
Place of publication: Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 7:194. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


Reference:

  1. Kress, W. J. 1997. A synopsis of the genus Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) in Venezuela with one new variety. In: Dorr, L. J. & B. Stergios D. (eds.), John J. Wurdack Festschrift BioLlania, Ed. Espec. 6:421.

Check other web resources for Heliconia platystachys Baker :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Heliconia platystachys cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27989. Accessed 21 April 2019.