Flower. Flowers produce ample nectar that attracts pollinators, most
prevalent of which are hummingbirds (Bruna et al. 2004)
Heliconia, also popularly known as lobster-claw, wild plantain or false bird-of-
paradise, is a beautiful flower with multi-color bracts and varied flower structure.
A bract is a leaf structure at the base of a flower. The heliconia's flowers are tiny
and found inside these bracts, which are so large and colorful that they almost ...
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The actual heliconia flower is fairly insignificant. What most people would call the
'flower' is actually a group of colourful specialised leaves, called bracts.
Hikers pass by hanging heliconia
and hther colorful bushes of flowers
growing wild on Molokai, Hawaii. More »
Mar 13, 2015 ... Tropical flowers never fail to astound and amaze with their forms and colors.
Lobster claw plant (Heliconia rostrata) is no exception, with large, ...
The flowers of this species are actually highly modified leaves and bracts in the
shapes of a lobster. claws and a deep, rich red color. Heliconia caribea has two ...
Nov 9, 2014 ... You've seen them, even if you didn't know what they were called. Heliconias are
the ultimate exotic flowers, starring in arrangements in tropical ...
Heliconia Flower Heliconia is also known by a variety of common names
including lobster-claws, wild plantains or false bird-of-paradise. The last name
refers to ...
Jun 28, 2010 ... View photographs and a description of the plant Heliconia rostrata, commonly
known as Hanging ... Hawaiian Plants and Tropical Flowers.