Saturday, February 15, 2014

New entry: parrots beak, heliconia psittacorum

Our latest entry is the common parrots beak which looks like small bananas. In fact they were formerly put under the banana family but now put under their own family heliconiaceae. We have shown a previous all yellow variety. this one is the most common type.

Plant/flower Heliconia psittacorum
Common Name Parrot's Beak, Parakeet Flower, Parrot's Flower, Parrot's Plantain, False Bird-Of-Paradise
Photographer Ernesto Adorio
Location Quezon City
Camera Olympus VG-110
Photo Date
Post Date February 15, 2014
Reference Wikipedia

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