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Heliconia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42386

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): heliconia [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                               GenusHeliconia L. – heliconia  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Heliconia aurantiaca Ghiesbr.  
                                  Species Heliconia bihai (L.) L. – macawflower 
                                  Species Heliconia caribaea Lam. – lobsterclaw 
                                  Species Heliconia collinsiana Griggs – platanillo 
                                  Species Heliconia irrasa R.R. Sm. – wild plantain 
                                  Species Heliconia latispatha Benth. – expanded lobsterclaw 
                                  Species Heliconia metallica Planch. & Linden ex Hook. – shining bird of paradise, shining bird-of-paradise 
                                  Species Heliconia pendula Wawra  
                                  Species Heliconia platystachys Baker – false bird-of-paradise, false bird of paradise 
                                  Species Heliconia psittacorum L. f. – parakeetflower 
                                  Species Heliconia rostrata Ruiz & Pav. – false bird of paradise, false bird-of-paradise 
                                  Species Heliconia schiedeana Klotzsch  
                                  Species Heliconia stricta Huber  
                                  Species Heliconia subulata Ruiz & Pav. – Guatemalan bird-of-paradise, Guatemalan bird of paradise 
                                  Species Heliconia vaginalis Benth.  
                                  Species Heliconia wagneriana Peterson  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Heliconiaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Heliconia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Heliconia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Heliconia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Heliconia   
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