Plants of the Malaysian Region


Family: HELICONIACEAE, Heliconia.
Taxonomy: Class: Liliopsida Brongniart, 1843, (monocotyledons), Subclass: Zingiberidae, Cladus: Commelinids, Order: Zingiberales, , Family: Heliconiaceae Nakai (1941), Genera: HeliconiaLinn.

Genus: Heliconia Linn. Canna

Orange Heliconis, = Parrot Flower, Japanese Canna, Species: Heliconia psittacorum (L.f.)
Ref: Malaysian Flowers in Colour; H.F. Chin; (1977); Tropical Press Sdn Bhd.; Malaysia.-page 132
http://fairfun.net/my2/flora_my/flora_my-m/flora-mh/mh/heheo01a.htm, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55674/
File: heheo01r.jpg Original Size: 368 x 251
Loc.: Malaysia, Date: xx/xx/1997
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Heliconiaceae Nakai (1941), Genera: HeliconiaLinn. Species: Heliconia psittacorum (Linn. f.)