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Taxon: Heliconia caribaea Lam.

 
Genus: Heliconia
Family: Heliconiaceae
Nomen number: 405271
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:426. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening

Check other web resources for Heliconia caribaea Lam. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Heliconia caribaea 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=405271. Accessed 21 August 2019.