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hanging lobster claw
Heliconia rostrata
hanging lobster claw lobster-claw
Heliconia rostrata Heliconiaceae
common names
  hanging lobster claw
  false bird of paradise
  parrot's beak heliconia
accepted scientific name
  Heliconia rostrata Ruiz & Pav.
rules for finding collection records
  Heliconia rostrata (48)
family name
Image Author: Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru 1st week of December
Introduced. Native to Central America.

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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where plant found
mag select
grid lines base