Heliconia episcopalis

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Heliconia episcopalis


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Heliconiaceae
Genus: Heliconia
Subgenus: H. subg. Heliconia
Sectio: H. sect. Episcopales
Species: Heliconia episcopalis


  • Heliconia episcopalis Vell., Fl. Flumin. 3: 107, t. 22. 1829.


  • Bihai episcopalis (Vell.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 684 (1891)
  • Bihai ferdinando-coburgi (Szyszyl. ex Wawra) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 685 (1891)
  • Heliconia ferdinando-coburgii Szyszyl. ex Wawra, Itin. Princ. Sax. Coburg. 2: (1888) 88. 2: (1888) 88
  • Heliconia biflora Eichler ex Petersen
  • Heliconia thyrsoidea Mart. ex Petersen


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Suriname, Venezuela

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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