Commelinales & Zingiberales Week: Heliconiaceae, Heliconia from Delhi for ID

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Gurcharan Singh

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Feb 8, 2011, 7:02:50 AM2/8/11
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Commelinales & Zingiberales Week: Heliconiaceae, Heliconia from Delhi for ID
I had initially identified this plant as Strelitzia reginae and uploaded in that thread, but perhaps it belongs to genus Heliconia, because of narrow perianth tube. Experts may please comment.

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Pankaj Kumar

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Feb 8, 2011, 8:31:42 AM2/8/11
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I am confused, but for me this is Sterlitzia only!!!
Pankaj

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tanay bose

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Feb 8, 2011, 9:43:18 AM2/8/11
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I think this is Strelitzia reginae
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Bhatt Sweta

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Feb 8, 2011, 10:39:57 AM2/8/11
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This is indeed Strelitzia.

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promila chaturvedi

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Feb 10, 2011, 7:48:13 AM2/10/11
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Prof. Singh
I feel that it is strelitzia, as you yourself thought first.
Regards,
Promila

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