PLANT FAMILY: Costaceae
BOTANICAL NAME: Tapeinochilos hollrungii
FORMAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Tapeinochilos hollrungii K.Schum.
Osia Gideon Monograph: Listed as a terminal flowering species with straight bracts and inflorescence > 12 cm in diameter, with flowers much shorter than bracts (flower to bract length ratio 1.6 to 1.9). Young bracts red (one plant yellow), flowers 44-52 mm long, inflroescence 14-17 cm diameter, capsules many seeded (190-225 seeds per fruit)
Lyon PDF file by the late Ray Baker of T. hollrungii, now available at the Heliconia Society International website.
NOTE: I have transferred images that were thought to be T. densum to this page as it appears that T. densum is an incorrect synonym for T. hollrungii.
From: Tom Wood