Heliconia vellerigera

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Heliconia vellerigera


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Heliconiaceae
Genus: Heliconia
Species: Heliconia vellerigera


Heliconia vellerigera Poepp., Reise Chile 2: 295 (1836).


  • Homotypic
    • Bihai vellerigera (Poepp.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 685 (1891).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

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


Primary references[edit]

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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