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Heliconia caribaea cv. Purpurea

 

Heliconia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassZingiberidaeGingers and related plants
OrderZingiberalesginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others
FamilyHeliconiaceaeHeliconia family
GenusHeliconiaFrom the Greek word helikonios, home of a temple of Poseidon
Speciescaribaea
cv.Purpurea

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Heliconia caribaea cv. Purpurea description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Heliconia caribaea (Heliconia)

8/21/2004 · Hawaii Botanical Gardens, HI ID is uncertain