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Image of: Heliconia caribaea
Common Names: None

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Heliconia caribaea  Lam.  

Family: Heliconiaceae

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PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES

Growth Habit(s): herb

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf Type: Simple

Flower Colours: green, red, yellow


DISTRIBUTION INFORMATION

General Distribution: Greater Antilles

Found in the Lesser Antilles in Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent

Status: Native

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Cultivated in Barbados

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