Heliconia tortuosa
Lobster claw PlatanillaHELICONIACEAE
Photos (c) Willow Zuchowski and ProNativas

Habit: Herb

General Height: 1-3 meters

Slope: Montane

Sun or Shade: Partial shade, Sun

Inflorescence Colors: Yellow, Red

Flower Pollination: Hummingbird

Fruit Display Colors: Blue

Fruit Dispersal: Bird




Credits: The Electronic Field Guide to Native Ornamental Plants of Monteverde (c) 2007 Willow Zuchowski, ProNativas, EFG Project, UMass Boston