Familia. Heliconiaceae Ramos Loyo Lluvia Rubí Clasificación según Cronquist Orden Zingiberales Suborden Clase Liliopsida Subclase Zingiberidae. Heliconias Colombianas, Familia Heliconiaceae, Flores Tropicales y Exóticas de Colombia. “Heliconia rostrata é uma herbácea perene da família Heliconiaceae, habitando florestas tropicais do Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Panamá, Brasil.

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Heliconia rostratain a botanical garden, Costa Rica. Hispine Beetles of the Heliconia Latispatha”. Heliconia – An identification guide. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Cercopidae in Heliconia flowers Zingiberales: Phaethorninae 18 mya supports that these radiations have significantly influenced one another through evolutionary time. American Journal of Botany 48 1: Heliconia solomonensis has green inflorescences and flowers that open at night, which is typical of bat pollinated plants. Preadaptation and evolution of heliconiaceeae first aquatic Helicoinaceae.

How to cite this article. Insects living in the bracts often feed on the bract tissue, nectar of the flower, flower parts, other insects, microorganisms, or detritus in the water contained helicomiaceae the bract Siefert In bracts with greater quantities of water the typical inhabitants are mosquito larva. Heliconias are grown for the florist’s trade and as landscape plants.

Collectively, these plants are also simply referred to as heliconias. Closeup of Heliconia heliconiaceaf inflorescence. Iowa State College Press. An anatomical approach to the classification of the Musaceae. They are characteristically long, oblong, alternate, or growing opposite one another on non-woody petioles often longer than the leaf, often forming large clumps with age. The flowers can be hues of reds, oranges, yellows, and greens, and are subtended by brightly colored bracts.


An identification key was made based heliconiacaee morphological and anatomical features. The growth helicojiaceae of heliconias is similar to CannaStrelitziaand bananasto which they are related.

All species have bracts with uniseriate epidermis, with thin-walled cells, tetracytical stomata in H. Morphology and anatomy in Heliconia angusta Vell. Views Read Edit View history. Anatomy of the Monocotyledons.

Most of the known species [3] are native to the tropical Americas, but a few are indigenous to certain islands of the western Pacific and Maluku. Most commonly grown landscape Heliconia species include Heliconia augusta, H. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Heliconia the bracts are cymbiform and in Stenochlamys they are lanceolate-conduplicated.

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Journal of Tropical Ecology From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Heliconia stricta Dwarf Jamaican leaf. The leaves in different positions on the famipia have a heliconiaceas absorption potential of sunlight for photosynthesis when exposed to different degrees of sunlight. Canadian Journal of Botany The families of the monocotyledons.

The concurrent diversification of hummingbird pollinated taxa in the order Zingiberales and the hummingbird family Trochilidae: Musaceae Heliconiaceae Strelitziineae Strelitziaceae Lowiaceae. Different Heliconia species have different flowering seasons.

Heliconia Musaceae – Heliconioideae. This structure provides the bat with shelter from rain, sun, and predators. Revista de Biologia Tropical 45 2: Several species are widely cultivated as ornamentals, and a few are naturalized in FloridaGambia and Thailand.



It was found that hummingbird visits to the Heliconia flower did not affect its production of nectar. Structural and physiological adaptation to light environments in neotropical Heliconia Heliconiaceae.

Insects that inhabit the rolled leaves often feed upon the inner surfaces of the leaf, such as beetles heliconiacaee the family Chrysomelidae. Revision of Heliconia subgen.

Ainda de acordo com Rundel et al. Hermits are a subfamily of Phaethornithinaeconsisting of the genera AnopetiaEutoxeresGlaucisPhaethornisRamphodon, and Threnetes. Heliconia wagneriana in Florida. This page was last edited on 7 Novemberat Heliconias need an abundance of water, sunlight, and soils that are rich in humus in order to grow well. Phylogeny of the Scitamineae – morphological and anatomical considerations. In addition, these beetles deposit their eggs on the leaf surface, petioles of immature leaves, or in the bracts of the Heliconia.

The bract shape, heliconiacese with the distribution of the fiber bundles and with the size of the air canals were different in both studied subgenera.