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Flower[edit]. Flowers produce ample nectar that attracts pollinators, most prevalent of which are hummingbirds.


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.


Sep 14, 2012 ... 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 ...


The actual heliconia flower is fairly insignificant. What most people would call the 'flower' is actually a group of colourful specialised leaves, called bracts.


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 ...


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, ...


Beautiful heliconia with its exotic flowers gives a South Florida landscape the lush look of the tropics. Read all about it!


Nov 9, 2014 ... Heliconias are the ultimate exotic flowers, starring in arrangements in tropical hotels around the globe and as far away as outer space – on ...


Although these large tropical flowers are natives to only Central and South America-the Amazon rainforest- and some islands of the South Pacific, their easy  ...


Jun 28, 2010 ... View photographs and a description of the plant Heliconia rostrata, commonly ... Description: The inconspicuous, yellow flowers emerge from ...