The genus <i>Heliconia</i> L. of Bangladesh

  • Nahid Sultana Department of Botany, University of Dhaka
  • Md. Abul Hassan Department of Botany, University of Dhaka
Keywords: <i>Heliconia</i>, Cultivated, Keys and descriptions, Bangladesh

Abstract

The heliconias, now widely grown in Bangladesh as ornamental plants, have been classified into eight species with four cultivars, and two hydrids. Dichotomous bracketed keys to the taxa, detailed taxonomic descriptions with colour photographs, time of flowering and distribution have been provided. English names and chromosome numbers have also been furnished wherever available.

 

Keywords: Heliconia, Cultivated, Keys and descriptions, Bangladesh

 

DOI: 10.3329/bjpt.v15i2.1752

 

Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 15(2): 141-153, 2008 (December)

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Sultana, N., & Hassan, M. (1). The genus <i>Heliconia</i&gt; L. of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy, 15(2), 141-153. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v15i2.1752
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