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Gingersrus Database Taxon ID 7512

Parahellenia globosa 'Orange Sherbet'


OLD NAME: Cheilocostus globosus 'Orange Sherbet'

NEW NAME: Parahellenia globosa 'Orange Sherbet'

NAME CHANGE NOTES: Moved to the new genus Parahellenia

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STATUS : registered cultivar

CONTINENT: Asian

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BOTANICAL NOTES:
This is a cultivar name I have given to the Mark Collins collection as described below. Additional information on the species Cheilocostus globosus can be found at PID3432. The cultivar description follows: C. globosus form with yellow-orange basal flowers. Plant is glabrous except for undersides of leaves which are velutinous. Ligules are long (up to 4 cm.) and deeply lobed, becoming papery with age. Bracts, bracteoles and calyx are red and densely puberulous.

Cultivar Registry Photo at http://www.gingersrus.com/Registry/Cheilocostus_OrangeSherbet.jpg Cultivar published in the Heliconia Society Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 19, No. 4, December, 2013.

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