The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Heliconia bourgaeana Petersen is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Heliconia (family Heliconiaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 248322) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 3(3): 14 1890.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Bihai barqueta (Loes.) Griggs Synonym H WCSP
Bihai bourgaeana (Petersen) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Bihai champneiana (Griggs) Griggs Synonym H WCSP
Heliconia barqueta Loes. Synonym H WCSP
Heliconia champneiana Griggs Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-248322, and has not been changed.