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Taxon: Heliconia psittacorum L. f.

 
Genus: Heliconia
Family: Heliconiaceae
Nomen number: 27990
Place of publication: Suppl. pl. 158. 1782 ("1781")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (sometimes natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Kress, W. J. 1990. The taxonomy of Old World Heliconia (Heliconiaceae). Allertonia 6:43.
  6. 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. 6:422.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.

Check other web resources for Heliconia psittacorum L. f. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Heliconia psittacorum 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.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27990. Accessed 9 July 2020.