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Taxon: Heliconia indica Lam.

 
Genus: Heliconia
Family: Heliconiaceae
Nomen number: 405270
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:426. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-May-1996
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wrapping; wrapping

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea


    Cultivated



    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Maluku] Malaysia


References:

  1. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 (Mansf Ency)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  3. Kress, W. J. 1990. The taxonomy of Old World Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) (Allertonia) 6:20-28.
  4. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)

Check other web resources for Heliconia indica Lam. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Heliconia indica 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=405270. Accessed 17 June 2019.