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lobster claw
Heliconia bihai
lobster claw lobster-claw
Heliconia bihai Heliconiaceae
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common names
  lobster claw
   macawflower
accepted scientific name
  Heliconia bihai (L.) L.
rules for finding collection records
  Heliconia bihai (27)
  Heliconia humilis (1)
family name
  Heliconiaceae
Image Author: ©2012 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 color
Flower size is about 8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 3rd week of November
Introduced. Native to South America.

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
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SEINet (1)
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Cal Photos (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base