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Lobster claw



Common names for the genus include lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise. The last term refers to their close similarity to the bird-of-paradise flowers (Strelitzia). Collectively, these plants are also simply referred to as heliconias.


Heliconia, derived from the Greek word helikonios, is a genus of about 100 to 200 species of flowering plants native to the tropical Americas and the Pacific Ocean islands west to Indonesia.

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sttweets 12 years ago

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Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

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sttweets 12 years ago

I'm not sure whether I should envy you... but it sounds great to spend your days on ProjectNoah.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Hahaha...currently at home...on compulsory leave...some structural repairing done at my apartment.... Now I can do only computer work... Lot office work is pending... :(

sttweets 12 years ago

@Ashish, You seem to be around 24x7.
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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Caught amazing contrast.

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Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Spotted on Jun 10, 2011
Submitted on Jul 8, 2011

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