Xyphidium caeruleum

COMMON NAME

Cola de Paloma, Angelhands, Palmita, Caribbean Lily

TYPE

Low Foliage

FAMILY

Haemodoraceae

NOTES

An iris like plant with a suckering habit to 2' tall. It has small white flowers on terminal spikes, followed by orange fruit. Xiphidium means gladiolus-like.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Caribbean and Tropical America

NATIVE HABITAT

Found growing in permanently or seasonally-wet environments

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

monaconatureencyclopedia.com

nparks.gov.sg



Xyphidium caeruleum