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Heliconia indica Lam. var. lanata P.S.Green

TYPE

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00646165
OCE (Oceania)

Taxonomy

Heliconiaceae
Heliconia indica
Heliconia indica Lam. var. lanata P.S.Green

Origin

Guadalcanal. Upper reaches of Monitor Creek. Shady gorge
fert
Royal Society Expedition 1965
1965-7-6
1500
giant herb to 10 feet tall; stems glaucous in clusters of 2-3; leaves glaucous below, petiole 1' blade 3-5' x 1-1,5' base subequal; inflorescence +- pendant, c. 2' long; c. 20 bracts spirally arranged, hairy; axis and lower parts of bracts flushed orange; fruits orange. Flowers yellow, petals green-tipped. Flowers in spirit
rare

Determination

Green TYPE
Heliconia indica Lam. var. lanata P.S.Green
var. nov., type

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