Heliconia bourgaeana

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Heliconia bourgaeana


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Heliconiaceae
Genus: Heliconia
Species: Heliconia bourgaeana


Heliconia bourgaeana (Petersen, 1890


  • Bihai barqueta (Loes.) Griggs, Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, 42: 324 (1915)
  • Bihai bourgaeana (Petersen) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 684 (1891)
  • Bihai champneiana (Griggs) Griggs, Bull. Torr. Bot. Club., 445 (1904)
  • Heliconia barqueta Loes., Verh. Bot. Ver. Brand., 51: 196 [1909] (1910)
  • Heliconia champneiana Griggs, Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, 657 (1903)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tabasco, Veracruz)
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua

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


Primary references[edit]

  • Petersen, O.G. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), 1890. Fl. Bras. 3(3): 14

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


Vernacular names[edit]

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