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Hanging Lobster Claw Heliconia

Heliconia rostrata

Description:

Herb 7-8 feet tall with chains of red, yellow-tipped pendant bracts.

Habitat:

Tropical river valley.

Notes:

Spotted at the edge of a grassy area in Waimea Falls Park. This species is native to South America. The second image is simply a crop from the first, zoomed-in on the flowers.

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Allen Hoof
Spotted by
Allen Hoof

Spotted on Jun 21, 2015
Submitted on Jun 22, 2015

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