EPPO Global Database

Heliconia bihai(HEBBI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HEBBI
  • Preferred name: Heliconia bihai
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Caribbean, South America (northern, including northern Brazil). Introduced in Indochina


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Heliconia humilis Jacquin

Common names
Name Language
Caribbean heliconia English
lobster-claw heliconia English
wild plantain English
wild plantain English
héliconie des Caraïbes French
caete banana Spanish
murrapo Spanish
platanillo Spanish
situlli Spanish
bananeirinha-do-mato Portuguese (BR)
flor-catatua Portuguese
pacova-brava Portuguese (BR)
pássaro-de-fogo Portuguese