EPPO Global Database

Heliconia psittacorum(HEBPS)

Code created in: 2000-07-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HEBPS
  • Preferred name: Heliconia psittacorum
  • Authority: C. Linnaeus


South America (Guyanas to Colombia, Bolivia, Paraguay, northern and eastern Brazil). Introduced in Indochina (Thailand), Mexico, Caribbean

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Heliconia aurantiaca Lemaire

Common names
Name Language
parakeet flower English
parakeet heliconia English
parrot flower English
parrot's plantain English
Papageienheliconie German
petit balisier French
heliconia Spanish
periquitos Spanish
papagaaiebloem Dutch
bananeirinha-da-mato Portuguese (BR)