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Taxon: Heliconia rostrata Ruiz & Pav.

 
Genus: Heliconia
Family: Heliconiaceae
Nomen number: 312768
Place of publication: Fl. peruv. 3:71, t. 305. 1802
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kress, W. J. 1990. The taxonomy of Old World Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) (Allertonia) 6:43.
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)

Check other web resources for Heliconia rostrata Ruiz & Pav. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Heliconia rostrata 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=312768. Accessed 20 October 2018.