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Heliconia mathiasiae

Family Name: Heliconiaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Lots of Water Occasional Misting Bird-Attracting Ornamental Flowers Woody Herbaceous

Name

Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet
Name Status (botanical)
Comments

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Shrub (Herbaceous)
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Biogeography

Native Distribution Costa Rica& Nicaragua

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Landscape Uses Parks & Gardens

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Fauna Pollination Dispersal Associated Fauna Bird Attracting
Pollination Method(s) Biotic (Fauna)
Seed or Spore Dispersal Biotic (Fauna)

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Lots of Water, Occasional Misting

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Red, Yellow / Golden

Image Repository

Images

Others

Master ID 29080
Species ID 3394
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Species record last updated on: 14 October 2021.
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