Heliconia psittacorum L.f.

 
  • Family : HELICONIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Heliconiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Heliconia bahiensis Barreiros; Heliconia aurea Linden ex Lem.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Heliconia psittacorum L.f.
  • Common name : Parakeet flower, Parrot flower
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Caribbean
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Chithra & Balakrishnan (1989). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 3
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Heliconia psittacorum. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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