|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Zingiberidae||Gingers and related plants|
|Order||Zingiberales||ginger, cardamom, turmeric, galangal, myoga, bananas, arrowroot, and others|
|Genus||Heliconia||From the Greek word helikonios, home of a temple of Poseidon|
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Heliconia episcopalis description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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