Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Parrot's Flower

Heliconia Psittacorum

Description:

It is usually 0.5-2 m tall, with bracts of various shades of green and red and banana-shaped flowers of yellow, orange, or red that have a distinctive dark green or black band below a light (usually white or yellow) tip.

Notes:

these grow wild here, but I see them in home gardens and at hotels in the area. I spotted a group of them when taking a short cut to the market. Pretty.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 25, 2011
Submitted on Sep 25, 2011

Related Spottings

Heliconia Heliconia flower Heliconia psittacorum Heliconia

Nearby Spottings

Glass Frog Eggs Drab Treefrog Masked Tree Frog Spotting
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team