Heliconia aurantiaca

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Heliconia aurantiaca


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Heliconiaceae
Genus: Heliconia
Species: Heliconia aurantiaca


Heliconia aurantiaca Ghiesbr., 1862


  • Bihai aurantiaca (Ghiesbr.) Griggs, Bull. Torr. Bot. Club., 445 (1904)
  • Bihai choconiana (Watson) Griggs, Bull. Torr. Bot. Club., 445 (1904)
  • Heliconia brevispatha Hook., Bot. Mag. t. 5416 (1863)
  • Heliconia choconiana S.Watson, Proc. Am. Acad. 23: (1888) 284


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Southeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R. 2004. World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1–54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reference page


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