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Heliconia

Heliconia collinsiana

Description:

is native to Central America. This tropical features large, long leaves that resemble banana leaves. The flowers are beautiful, red hanging bracts that bloom between July and November. The leaves and flowers are covered in a wax coating that acts as a natural defense against pesky insects. The Heliconia collinsiana enjoys full sun to light shade.

Habitat:

Tropical evergreen forest

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Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 3, 2014
Submitted on Nov 3, 2014

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