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Heliconia pendula ‘Atlantica’

 

 

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
Speciespendula“Hanging”
Cultivar‘Atlantica’

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Heliconia pendula ‘Atlantica’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Heliconia pendula

3/15/2001 · Hawaii Botanical Gardens, HI ID is uncertain