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Heliconia bihai × marginata 'Rauliniana'

Family Name: Heliconiaceae
Full Sun: 6-8h Semi-Shade Lots of Water Bird-Attracting Herbaceous

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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Biogeography

Native Distribution Of horticultural origin
Native Habitat Terrestrial
Preferred Climate Zone Tropical

Description and Ethnobotany

Taxonomy The accepted name for this cultivar of the hybrid between H bihai and H marginata  is  Heliconia bihai x marginata 'Rauliniana', as recorded in the list of cultivars under the Heliconia Society of Puerto Rico.

Fauna, Pollination and Dispersal

Fauna Pollination Dispersal Associated Fauna Bird Attracting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun, Semi-Shade
Water Preference Lots of Water
Plant Growth Rate Fast
Pest(s) Chewing Insects, Sucking Insects
Propagation Method Division

Foliar

Foliage Retention Evergreen
Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Yellow / Golden, Red
Flower Grouping Cluster / Inflorescence

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Others

Master ID 30878
Species ID 5254
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Species record last updated on: 13 September 2021.
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