Heliconia psittacorum

COMMON NAME

Parrot's beak, parakeet flower, Parakeet Heliconia

TYPE

Ginger/Heliconia

FAMILY

Heliconiaceae

NOTES

Heliconia psittacorum varieties form a group of smaller growing Heliconias which rarely exceed 5ft. Named for its resemblance to a parrot’s plumage, has greenish yellow flowers with black spots near the tips and red bracts.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Caribbean and South America

NATIVE HABITAT

Terrestrial

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

wildlifeofhawaii.com

monaconatureencyclopedia.com



Heliconia psittacorum